Growths, such as tumors, scar tissue, and lesions, can occur in the larynx. These growths often occur near the area of the vocal cords, which are located at approximately the midpoint of the larynx.
Update Date 8/5/2015
Updated by: Sumana Jothi MD, specialist in laryngology, Clinical Instructor UCSF Otolaryngology, NCHCS VA, SFVA, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.