Vocal cord dysfunction and asthma.

  title={Vocal cord dysfunction and asthma.},
  author={Cathy G Benninger and Jonathan P. Parsons and John G. Mastronarde},
  journal={Current opinion in pulmonary medicine},
  volume={17 1},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Vocal cord dysfunction can occur independently or can co-exist with asthma. It often mimics asthma in presentation and can be challenging to diagnose, particularly in those with known asthma. Vocal cord dysfunction remains under-recognized, which may result in unnecessary adjustments to asthma medicines and increased patient morbidity. There is a need to review current literature to explore current theories regarding disease presentation, diagnosis, and treatment. RECENT… CONTINUE READING
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