Cyst is fluid filled swelling lined by mucosal lining.
It needs to be excised completely by using microsurgical technique.
Video of left vocal fold cyst on videostroboscopy.
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Right vocal cord cyst (arrow) causing phase asymmetry and abnormal mucosal waves in in laryngeal videostroboscopy examination.
This image shows a swollen left true vocal fold due to an intracordal cyst.
There is an abnormal capillary on the opposite vocal fold (blue arrow)
which needs to be treated as well. This vessels predispose to vocal fold haemorrhage with subsequent development of benign vocal lesions and scarring.
Intraoperative view of left vocal fold cyst.
Thick mucopus seen emanating from the cyst upon infiltration of adrenaline-mixed saling (the needle tip had gone into the cyst causing its content to leak)