adductor spasmodic dysphonia

adductor spasmodic dysphonia

a form of spasmodic dysphonia in which excessive closure of the vocal folds affects the initiation and maintenance of phonation.

ad·duc·tor spas·mod·ic dys·pho·nia

(ă-dŭk'tŏr spaz-mod'ik dis-fō'nē-ă)
A form of spasmodic dysphonia in which excessive closure of the vocal cords affects the initiation and maintenance of phonation.
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Comparison of botulinum toxin injection procedures in adductor spasmodic dysphonia.
Long-term botulinum toxin dose consistency for treatment of adductor spasmodic dysphonia.
As with adductor spasmodic dysphonia, the spasms are often absent during activities such as laughing or singing.
In general, patients with adductor spasmodic dysphonia who receive botulinum toxin for the first time should be given a low dose--approximately 1.
Injections can be administered unilaterally or bilaterally in patients with adductor spasmodic dysphonia, although there is some controversy over the efficacy and degree of side effects with the two techniques.
As is the case with patients who have adductor spasmodic dysphonia, results in patients with abductor spasmodic dysphonia vary, but many do obtain benefit from botulinum toxin injections.
A comparison of the efficacy of unilateral versus bilateral botulinum toxin injections in the treatment of adductor spasmodic dysphonia.