Reinke's Edema - Smoker's Polyp

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Vocal cords open, vocal cords during vibration, vocal cords during breathing inward and producing sound, there are several small polyps on the right side

She has been a half pack a day smoker for 47 years. There is a white spot on the right side - leukoplakia. This sits on the smoker's polyp on the right side.

Vocal cords open

Making sound, the polyp moves to the top of the vocal cord and is barely visible.

vocal cords during vibration

Making sound while breathing inward, the larger polyp on the top surface is more visible

vocal cords during breathing inward and producing sound

eight months later the polyps are about the same.

there are several small polyps on the right side