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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Spasmodic dysphonia


Other Names for this Disease
  • SD
  • Abductor spasmodic dysphonia (type)
  • Mixed spasmodic dysphonia (type)
  • Adductor spasmodic dysphonia (type)
  • Laryngeal dyskinesia
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  • Have any cases of spasmodic dysphonia been documented as having partially reversed spontaneously (i.e., non-medically and non-surgically)? I have spasmodic dysphonia and have experienced a dramatic and spontaneous improvement of my symptoms. Is there a medical explanation for this? Click here for answer

  • My mother has spasmodic dysphonia and I believe that I may have it too. How is this condition diagnosed? Is genetic testing available for this condition? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • SD
  • Abductor spasmodic dysphonia (type)
  • Mixed spasmodic dysphonia (type)
  • Adductor spasmodic dysphonia (type)
  • Laryngeal dyskinesia
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.