Vocal fold paresis: a review of clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, and prognostic indicators

@article{Syamal2016VocalFP,
  title={Vocal fold paresis: a review of clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, and prognostic indicators},
  author={Mausumi N Syamal and Michael S. Benninger},
  journal={Current Opinion in Otolaryngology \& Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={24},
  pages={197–202}
}
Purpose of reviewVocal fold paresis is a complex, controversial, and unique clinical entity. Guidance in assessing and evaluating these patients is provided in this comprehensive review of the current literature discussing the varying clinical presentation, the broad differential and general prognosis. Recent findingsPatients with vocal fold paresis can present with elements of hyperfunction, which can often mask an underlying paresis. As such, repetitive phonatory tasks and videostroboscopic… 

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