Paradoxical vocal fold motion in children and adolescents.

  title={Paradoxical vocal fold motion in children and adolescents.},
  author={Mary J Sandage and Sherri K Zelazny},
  journal={Language, speech, and hearing services in schools},
  volume={35 4},
Paradoxical vocal fold motion (PVFM) is a complex adductory disorder of the vocal folds that frequently is mistaken for asthma. PVFM typically requires behavioral intervention by a trained speech-language pathologist for complete resolution of the symptoms. Once thought to be limited to adults, PVFM has been increasingly documented and successfully treated in the child and adolescent population. Understanding PVFM requires thorough knowledge of the differential diagnoses, the clinical features… CONTINUE READING

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