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Sanchez Ramon,  Cielma Tara,  Mudd Pamela

Final Pr. ID: Poster #: EDU-002

Vocal cord paralysis (VCP) is a common cause of respiratory and feeding problems in the pediatric population.

The goals of this exhibit are:
1. Review the anatomy of the larynx and recurrent laryngeal nerve
2. Discuss the incidence, risk factors, and clinical characteristics of pediatric vocal cord paralysis
3. Describe the technical approach of performing laryngeal ultrasound
4. Illustrate the sonographic appearance of vocal cord paralysis
5. Discuss diagnostic criteria of pediatric vocal cord paralysis
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Authors:  Sanchez Ramon , Cielma Tara , Mudd Pamela

Keywords:  Vocal cord, recurrent laryngeal nerve, larynx