Laryngitis is the inflammation of the larynx, also called the voice box. The larynx is in the throat just above the windpipe. When the vocal cords of the larynx become inflamed, the voice may get raspy, hoarse, or lower in pitch.
Current as of:
April 15, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine Donald R. Mintz MD - Otolaryngology
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Donald R. Mintz MD - Otolaryngology