A 33-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: abnormal laryngeal development in infants?
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Pediatrics 41 years experience
Vocal cords: do not develop in a normal manner. This can affect the structure of the vocal cords leading to differences in cry or breathing difficulties. Abnormal maturation of control of the vocal cords can also occur, possibly contributing to respiratory problems.
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Last updated Jun 1, 2017
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