What is the diagnostic value of laryngeal videostroboscopy in pediatric patients with dysphonia?
Explore this issue:April 2010
Background: Laryngeal videostroboscopy has been proven to be a valuable tool in the evaluation of adult voice disorders. It allows for detailed assessment of glottal closure, mucosal pliability and subtle vocal fold lesions. Pediatric dysphonia is found in six percent to nine percent of children. Stroboscopy is presently used infrequently to evaluate pediatric dysphonia.
Study Design: Retrospective case series review