Larynx: Normal and inflamed (laryngitis)

Picture of the larynx: normal and inflamed (laryngitis)

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Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box, or larynx, often related to a virus, such as a cold.

Last Updated: February 25, 2010

Author: Jan Nissl, RN, BS

Medical Review: David Messenger, MD Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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