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Table 1 Data of study cases

From: Impact of COVID-19 on vocal cord mobility: a case series study

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 Case 6
Gender F F M F F M
Age in years 48 39 41 51 44 69
Laryngeal symptoms Chocking
Dysphonia
Dysphonia Dysphonia Dysphonia Dysphonia Dysphonia
Chocking
Other symptoms Fever
Myalgia
Bone aches
Fever
Bony aches
Anosmia Hypogeusia Dry cough
Fever
Myalgia
Bone aches
No Fever Anosmia Dyspepsia Nausea
Cough
Fever
Myalgia
Bone aches
Cough
Cord affected Right Right Left Both Left Right
Time interval between laryngeal and other COVID symptoms Same day of onset Same day of onset 3 weeks Not applicable Same day of onset Same day of onset
Swab and PCR N/A Positive N/A Positive N/A N/A
CT scan on chest Ground glass opacities Ground glass opacities Ground glass opacities Ground glass opacities Ground glass opacities Ground glass opacities
Laboratory data Lymphopenia, elevated CRP, D-dimer, serum ferritin, and LDH N/A Lymphopenia, elevated CRP, D-dimer, serum ferritin N/A Lymphopenia, elevated CRP, D-dimer, serum ferritin Lymphopenia, elevated CRP, D-dimer, serum ferritin
Co-morbidities No No No Obesity No Hypertension
Endotracheal intubation No No No No No No
Treatment of COVID-19 Home isolation + medical protocol Isolation hospital Home isolation + medical protocol Isolation hospital Isolation hospital Isolation hospital
Received vaccine No No No No No No
Follow-up Needed cord medialization Spontaneous recovery Spontaneous recovery Spontaneous recovery Spontaneous recovery Spontaneous recovery
Presence of another clear cause of vocal cord paralysis No No No No No No
  1. N/A not available