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  • Tumors, both cancerous and noncancerous, can grow in or around the muscles, cartilage or nerves controlling the function of your voice box and can cause vocal cord paralysis. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Both cancerous and noncancerous tumors could develop around the muscles, cartilages or nerves of the voice box, resulting in the paralysis of the vocal cord. (epharmapedia.com)
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  • Because vocal cord paralysis keeps the opening to the airway from completely opening or closing, other complications may include choking on or actually inhaling (aspirating) food or liquid. (mayoclinic.org)