Smoking, Reflux & Reinke’s Oedema.

This video shows the endoscopic sight of larynx in severe chronic reflux laryngitis. Oedema of arytenoid mucosa is clearly seen and also there is excess laryngeal mucous present. Reinke's oedema of the true vocal folds has actually established. Inclining aspects for these advancement includes chronic smoking cigarettes, heartburn, as well as excess alcohol intake. [PPW – posterior pharyngeal wall, PF – pyriform fossa, E – epiglottis, A – arytenoid, F – incorrect vocal cable, T – true vocal cord, (+) – anterior commissure, SG – subglottis]