Classic variant spasmodic dysphonia*

Typical, easy-to-diagnose spasmodic dysphonia in which there are noticeable phonatory arrests – a momentary “cutting out” or “dropping out” of the voice so that a sound of speech or a syllable or word is choked off, in the case of adductory SD, or drops out to a whisper, in the case of abductory SD.

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