Adele Has Vocal Cord Surgery In Boston

British singer has vocal cord microsurgery to stop recurrent bleeding from a benign polyp

By Access Hollywood
|  Monday, Nov 7, 2011  |  Updated 2:52 PM PDT
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Adele Has Vocal Cord Surgery In Boston

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Singer Adele underwent surgery on her vocal cords.

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Adele has undergone throat surgery to stop a recurrent condition that caused her to cancel tour dates and promotional appearances for the rest of the year.

A spokesman for Massachusetts General Hospital says the British singer underwent vocal cord microsurgery to stop recurrent bleeding from a benign polyp. The condition is usually the result of unstable blood vessels in the vocal cord that can rupture.

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The hospital says the 23-year-old Grammy winner came to Boston to undergo the surgery with Dr. Steven Zeitels, director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Voice Center. Thehospital says Zeitels expects Adele to make a full recovery from the laser microsurgery.

Columbia Records announced last month that the "Rolling in the Deep" singer would have throat surgery.

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