Respiratory dystonia

A syndrome caused by [intlink id=”267″ type=”post”]laryngeal dystonia[/intlink] in which the disorder affects the breathing side along with, or instead of, the phonatory side of the larynx’s function. Afflicted individuals may have difficulty inhaling air through a glottis closed by [intlink id=”28″ type=”post”]adductory[/intlink] spasms, or may be able to inhale without difficulty but then to find it hard to breathe out, as the victim of involuntary breath-holding.

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