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Each vocal pathology generates a pattern of sound impairment when both pitch and volume are examined.

Vocal capabilities patterns

Vocal capabilities for vocal cord bowing

Vocal cord bowing

Vocal capabilities for vocal paresis Vocal cord paresis - Lateral cricoarytenoid muscle
vocal capabilities for external compression of vocal cords - for example a saccular cyst Supraglottic mass compressing true vocal cords vocal capabilities for vocal swelling - eg vocal nodules, vocal cysts, vocal polyps Vocal cord swelling

Continue on to find out how and why these patterns are generated and why they are so consistent.