Prevalence of Benign Vocal Cord Disorder at Dr. Soetomo General Hospital Surabaya Indonesia in June 2015-June 2016
Keywords:Benign vocal cord, nodule, cyst, polyp
Benign vocal cord disorder is a common case but its prevalence is difficult to determine. Reporting on the number of benign vocal cord disorder events is important for data management to arrange the effective management. Objective this research to determine the prevalence of benign vocal cord disorders, i.e. nodules, cysts, and vocal cord polyps. Method is a retrospective descriptive study conducted using medical record data of outpatient unit of Otolaryngology-HN division of larynx-pharynx Dr. Soetomo General Hospital Surabaya in the period of June 2015 to July 2016. Result benign vocal cord disorders consisted of 65.00% of subjects with nodules, 15.00% of subjects with polyps, and 20.00% of subjects with cysts. The ratio of male and female was 1: 1. The most age was 20-59 years old with 60.00%. The largest occupational group is professional voice user with 60.00%. The location of benign vocal cord disorders was in 1/3 of the bilateral anterior as much as 85.00%. The most frequently used therapy is non-operative with 65.00%. The conclusion benign vocal cords disorder with the types of vodal, polyps, and vocal cord cyst occurred in 4.21% of all patients with dysphonic complaints. Vocal cord nodules had the highest incidence among other types of cord vocal diseases with 2.73% while the highest prevalence was shown by vocal cord nodules with 4.42%.
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