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Polyp of vocal cord

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: laryngeal vocal fold polyp; Polyp of the Vocal Cord; polyp of the vocal cord; Polyp of Vocal Cord; polyp of vocal cord; Vocal Cord Polyp; vocal cord polyp; Vocal cord polyp; Vocal fold polyp
SNOMED CT: Vocal fold polyp (9078005); Polyp of vocal cord (9078005)
HPO: HP:0032041
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0021420


A small growth on a vocal cord that may appear as pedunculated or sessile and have varying size, shape, and color. [from HPO]

Professional guidelines


Hron TA, Kavanagh KR, Murray N
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2019 Aug;52(4):657-668. Epub 2019 May 11 doi: 10.1016/j.otc.2019.03.010. PMID: 31088693
White A
Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2019 Jun;27(3):185-190. doi: 10.1097/MOO.0000000000000536. PMID: 30893134
Naunheim MR, Carroll TL
Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2017 Dec;25(6):453-458. doi: 10.1097/MOO.0000000000000408. PMID: 29099730

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