Vibratory asymmetry in mobile vocal folds: is it predictive of vocal fold paresis?

The videostroboscopic finding of vibratory asymmetry in mobile vocal folds is a reliable predictor of vocal fold paresis in most cases. However, the ability of expert reviewers to determine the distribution (left/right/bilateral) of the paresis using videostroboscopic findings is poor. This study highlights the value of laryngeal electromyography in arriving at a correct diagnosis in this clinical situation.

from the Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology

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Posted on May 19, 2011, in Research. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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