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Laryngitis is the inflammation of the larynx, also called the voice box. The larynx is in the throat just above the trachea (sometimes also called the windpipe). When the vocal cords of the larynx become inflamed, the voice may get raspy, hoarse, or lower in pitch.
Current as of:
December 2, 2020
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Adam Husney MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineDonald R. Mintz MD - Otolaryngology
Current as of: December 2, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Donald R. Mintz MD - Otolaryngology
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