Dysphonia Spastica

When Dysphonia spastica (Stimmlippenspasmen) temporary Larynxmuskelkrämpfe cause voice abnormalities.

Its cause is unknown. Patients often report the onset of symptoms of an upper respiratory infection, in periods of high vocal load or at professional and psychological stress. As localized form of a movement disorder that Dysphonia spastica occurs between the ages of 30 and 50 years, approximately 60% of patients are women.

When Dysphonia spastica (Stimmlippenspasmen) temporary Larynxmuskelkrämpfe cause voice abnormalities. Its cause is unknown. Patients often report the onset of symptoms of an upper respiratory infection, in periods of high vocal load or at professional and psychological stress. As localized form of a movement disorder that Dysphonia spastica occurs between the ages of 30 and 50 years, approximately 60% of patients are women. There are two forms: adductor type of Dysphonia spastic adductor type of Dysphonia spastica When adductor type of Dysphonia spastica [B] the voice sounds forced, strained or overwhelmed because patients try to speak against the spastic glottal closure. The spasms usually occur in the vocal education at, especially when words begin with a vowel. The spasmodic dysphonia-the abductor type leads to a sudden tearing away of sounds because the current abduction of the vocal cords causes an audible escape of air while talking. In therapy spasmodic dystonia of the adductor, surgery or injection of botulinum toxin in the adductor form of Dysphonia spastica is an operation successful than all other treatment methods. After injection of botulinum toxin can normalize the voice up to 3 months in 70% of patients. Since their effect soon wears off again, the injections have to be repeated more often. Like the abductor form itself could improve permanently, is not known.

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