Four Cases of Dysphonia due to Acute Exposure to Chlorine by a Swimming Pool Accident

수영장에서 염소 가스에 노출된 후 발생한 음성장애 4예

  • 김지연 (이화여자대학교 의과대학 이비인후과학교실) ;
  • 고영민 (이화여자대학교 의과대학 이비인후과학교실) ;
  • 김정연 (이화여자대학교 의과대학 예방의학교실) ;
  • 정성민 (이화여자대학교 의과대학 이비인후과학교실)
  • Published : 2003.11.01


Chlorine gas is highly irritating gas that, when inhaled, can damage larger airways as well as distal lung structure. It occurs usually result in mild ocular, oropharyngeal, or respiratory symptom and recovery may proceed slow for several weeks. We reported four cases of dysphonia due to acute chlorine inhalation during a swimming pool accident were treated by voice therapy and medication.