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VCD - Vocal Cords Dysfunction Audio

By: Gal Levy, SLP

What is VCD? VCD poses a very real, potentially debilitating health problem to patients. The symptoms are not imagined or voluntarily induced and in some cases can be life-threatening. A definitive VCD diagnosis requires Laryngoscopy or Stroboscopy, with the vocal cords under direct observation, the patient should sequentially pant, breathe deeply and phonate. Classically, VCD appears as adduction of the anterior two-thirds of the vocal cords with posterior chinking that will create a diamond shape during inspiration


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