Hoarseness in Children

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Introduction

Hoarseness is an abnormal quality of voice best described as a combination of harshness (raspy or rough) and breathiness. Current literature suggests that between 6 and 23% of school-aged children suffer from hoarseness.1 The specific condition of velopharyngeal insufficiency is an entire topic in itself and is only mentioned here to draw the attention of the occasional paediatric otolaryngologist to its existence.

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