Laryngitis is the inflammation of the larynx, also called the voice box.
The larynx is in the throat just above the windpipe. When the vocal cords of
the larynx become inflamed, the voice may get raspy, hoarse, or lower in
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Donald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology
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October 9, 2012
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