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Diagnosis of Vocal Fold Paresis: Current Opinion & Practice

Date: 
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 1:00pm
Authors: 
Wu AP, Sulica L.
Journal Info: 
JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 141(6):556-61, June 2015.

This report revolves around a survey of laryngologists, concerning the diagnosis of vocal fold paresis. Paresis is usually diagnosed on the basis of vocal fold motion abnormalities noticed with laryngoscopy and stroboscopy. No single finding is considered very highly diagnostic. Electromyography is rarely used.

Related Disorders: 
Vocal Fold Paresis

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