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Laryngeal nerve damage

Laryngeal nerve damage


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

Review Date 8/29/2016

Updated by: Tang Ho, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.