What are characterizations of the Parkinson disease (PD) larynx?

Updated: Jan 24, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Hauser, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Pooling of secretions, decreased sensation, and aspiration are also characterizations of the Parkinson disease larynx. A paralyzed vocal fold suggests Parkinson-plus syndrome (PPS) as the etiology for the parkinsonism if other aspects of the diagnosis are present.


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