What patients and families need to know
Ear, Nose and Throat
The subglottis is that portion of the airway located just below the vocal cords. Narrowing, or stenosis, of the subglottis can be a “congenital” anomaly that most commonly arises in infants who required prolonged airway intubation for ventilation. Learn more about subglottic stenosis treatment in infants and children.
A thyroglossal duct cyst is a neck mass or lump that develops from cells and tissues remaining after the formation of the thyroid gland during embryonic development. Learn more about this condition.
Tracheomalacia is a congenital problem that arises from diminished cartilage support of the trachea. Learn more about this condition.
Vocal cord paralysis can arise from a variety of conditions and is most commonly due to congenital problems or due to scarring of the larynx following prolonged intubation or due to stretching of the vocal cord nerves during cardiothoracic surgery. Learn more about this condition.