Patient with two years of hoarseness. She has sarcoid of her skin for many years which has been treated with steroid injections. She underwent biopsies of her vocal cords which showed non-caseating granulomas and chronic inflammation consistent with sarcoid.
This 47-year-old female noted hoarseness that started 5-7 years before I saw her. The hoarseness has become progressively worse over the past 2 years. During the past 2 years, she has noted breaks in her voice and an increased effort to make sound.
Female in her late 30s with a five-year history of hoarseness. She has amyloid deposits within her false vocal cords which have caused them to enlarge. They are putting pressure on the true vocal cords which requires her more effort to get the vocal cords vibrating.
An approximately 30-year-old female with a family history of females having amyloid deposits in their vocal cords. She has had a hoarse voice for about eight years. She has had two prior vocal cord surgeries to remove some of the deposits.