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Laryngitis (Chronic Effects)

Laryngitis (Chronic Effects)
Laryngitis (Chronic Effects)

This endoscope view of the larynx (voice box) of a patient shows leukoplakia (keratosis, white, center) of the vocal cords due to laryngitis. Leukoplakia is a thickening of the body tissues that develops in response to chronic (long-term) irritation.

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