Velopharyngeal insufficiency

What is Velopharyngeal insufficiency?

Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) is known as a failure of the separation between nose and mouth, because of an anatomical dysfunction of the soft palate, the lateral or posterior wall of the pharynx.

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I have moderate hearing loss in both ears as recently determined by two audiologists. I also saw two eye/ear/nose physicians who stated I have...

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ETD, Hypernasality. Needs further investigation.

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1. You need to get an Impedance...

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My voice is not clear when I speak. upon analysing a recorded speech of mine , I realized that my voice feels like its coming out of my nose rather...

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ENT check-up, FNPL, Speech Therapy, sometimes surgery.

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1. This is known as Rhinolalia...

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adenoid tissue

My 3 year old son had a T and A about 4 months ago. He has been having nasal congestion from allergies and his ent decided to scope...

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Adenoidectomy is a procedure to either remove the entire tissue or a part of it. The indications for its removal are nasal...

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I have moderate hearing loss in both ears as recently determined by two audiologists. I also saw two eye/ear/nose physicians who stated I have...

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My voice is not clear when I speak. upon analysing a recorded speech of mine , I realized that my voice feels like its coming out of my nose rather...

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adenoid tissue My 3 year old son had a T and A about 4 months ago. He has been having nasal congestion from allergies and his ent decided to scope...

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