Mumbai- Voice is identity for everyone but for a singer his or her voice is a source of earning bread and butter. A 50-year-old singer (Mr. Jha) singing since the age of 3 and shared dais with many popular singers from Bollywood almost scared after complaints of hoarseness for 3 months. He could not reach the right pitch while singing. According to him, his singing was not in his usual range. His voice was getting fatigued. He was experiencing pain. Dr. Binhi Desai a practicing ENT and Voice surgeon – Consultant Laryngologist in Apex Superspeciality Hospital from Borivali examined him clinically and conducted Strobocopy where it revealed a huge left vocal fold polyp filling in the voice box. Commenting on this challenging case Dr. Binhi Desai a practicing ENT and Voice surgeon said, “Stroboscopy is the gold standard test for patients suffering from voice, swallowing and airways problem and this facility is available only in Western suburb hospital and second Hospital in Mumbai. We decided to conduct a surgery on the vocal box. This type of surgery is very critical as per healthcare standard and requires advanced OT and expertise. With the help of the Apex Superspecility hospital team we successfully removed Mass located in the Voice box and sent for Histopathology. The Report came as a benign hemorrhagic polyp. The patient gained his voice completely and resumed his singing commitments in a month’s time.“
Laryngology is a branch of medicine that deals with illnesses and injuries of the larynx (often called the voice box). This is a special section of otolaryngology, which focuses on the ear, nose and throat. The voice box is located on the front of the neck and it holds the vocal cords. It’s responsible for sound production and swallowing. There are many conditions that can affect the larynx ranging from laryngitis and vocal cord nodules to laryngeal cancer added by Dr. Binhi Desai ENT & Voice surgeon, Consultant Laryngologist in Apex Superspeciality Hospital, Borivali.
Apex Group of Hospitals is a chain of Hospitals managed and run by expert Medical Professionals with experience of 25 years. Currently Apex group of Hospitals manages more than 350+ beds and provides qualitative healthcare services to the people of Mumbai and surrounding areas. Apex Hospitals is located in Borivali, Kandivali & Mulund.