laryngismus


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laryngismus

(ˌlærɪnˈdʒɪzməs)
n
(Medicine) a spasm of the larynx
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Noun1.laryngismus - laryngeal spasm caused by the sudden contraction of laryngeal muscles
spasm - (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)
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Other names for PVCM include episodic laryngeal dyskinesia, Munchausen's stridor, factitious asthma, functional inspiratory stridor, emotional laryngismus and vocal cord dysfunction (5,6).
(1) Table Synonyms for hysterical stridor * Adult spasmodic croup Atypical asthma Benign vocal fold dysfunction Emotional laryngeal wheezing Emotional laryngospasm Episodic laryngeal dyskinesia Expiratory laryngeal stridor Factitious asthma Functional abduction paresis Functional inspiratory stridor Functional upper airway obstruction Functional vocal fold paralysis Laryngismus fugax Munchausen's strider Nonorganic upper airway obstruction Paradoxical vocal fold motion Pseudoasthma Psychogenic stridor Psychogenic upper airway obstruction Psychosomatic stridor Respiratory glottic spasm Transient laryngeal spasm * Based on information published by Snyder and Weiss.
% Serious AEs(*) Surgically related 13 4.1 13 0.022 N/A N/A Stimulation related 4 1.2 4 0.007 1 0.7 Non-serious AEs Voice alteration 156 50 720 1.228 91 60 Cough increased 129 41 456 0.772 57 38 Pharyngitis 84 27 182 0.308 36 24 Paresthesia 87 28 377 0.638 32 21 Dyspnea 55 18 55 0.093 32 21 Dyspepsia 36 12 98 0.166 22 15 Nausea 59 19 154 0.261 21 14 Laryngismus 10 3.2 30 0.051 9 5.9 (*) Serious AEs reported included infection, nerve paralysis, hypersthesia, facial paresis, left vocal chord paralysis, left facial paralysis, left hemidiaphragm paralysis, left recurrent laryngeal nerve injury, urinary retention, and low grade fever.