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Agata Szkiełkowska, Beata Miaśkiewicz, Sylwia Baczyńska-Swierczyńska, Eliza Szymańska
Spasmodic dysphonia is a focal form of laryngeal dystonia that causes unintended contractions of vocal folds with speech interruptions and affecting the voice quality. There are adductor (82%), abductor (36%), mixed (1%) types and reported by Blitzer--respiratory adductor type with paradoxical vocal fold movement and stidor. As an example of diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties in spasmodic dysphonia and its multidisciplinary approach with needed cooperation of many specialists we presented patient with adductor spasmodic dysphonia...
May 2006: Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski: Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego
L I Ho, H J Harn, T C Lien, P Y Hu, J H Wang
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the risk factors for postextubation laryngeal stridor and its prevention by hydrocortisone in adult patients. DESIGN: Prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study. SETTING: Medical and surgical ICU of a tertiary teaching hospital. PATIENTS: 77 consecutive patients of both sexes, who had undergone tracheal intubation for more than 24 h and fulfilled the weaning criteria, were eligible for the study...
September 1996: Intensive Care Medicine
I Czubkowska, E Najberg, H Zórawska, M Patrzałek
A case of congenital subglottic hemangioma of the larynx in a 7-month-old infant is presented. The dominant clinical symptoms were: laryngeal stidor, dyspnoea and recurrent obstructive bronchitis and pneumonia with unsatisfactory response to treatment. Early diagnosis and proper surgical therapy were life-saving in this child.
June 1996: Pediatria Polska
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