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Spasmotic Dysphonia or Stuttering of the Vocal Cords Audio

By: Gal Levy, SLP

Laryngeal Dystonia or as it called Spasmodic Dysphonia is an organic voice disorder caused by dysfunction of center neurological integration that produces spasm of the vocal cords. Spasmodic dysphonia causes the voice to break or to have a tight, strained or strangled quality. There are three different types of spasmodic dysphonia: adductor spasmodic dysphonia (closed glottis), abductor spasmodic dysphonia (open glottis) and mixed spasmodic dysphonia

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