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Laryngeal nerve damage

Laryngeal nerve damage

Overview

Damage to the laryngeal nerve can result in loss of voice or obstruction to breathing.

Update Date 11/9/2012

Updated by: Seth Schwartz, MD, MPH, Otolaryngologist, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.