The opera singer Diana

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Is my sentence grammatically correct?

The opera singer Diana got the inflammation of her vocal cords and had to cancel all her concerts.
 

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I can think of lots of ways of saying someone has inflamed vocal chords, but none of them would use got the inflammation.
 

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Would this version be better?

The opera singer Diana got her vocal cords inflamed and had to cancel all her concerts.
 

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No. Consider including the verb ​developed.
 

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I will repeat my sentence.

The opera singer Diana developed an inflammation of her vocal cords and had to cancel all her concerts-
 
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