Paradoxical vocal-fold motion (PVFM) is a commonly overlooked diagnosis in children with breathing complaints, especially in those with exerciseinduced symptoms. Standardized evaluation and treatment protocols are lacking for children with PVFM.
PVFM can be treated successfully with a multidisciplinary approach that involves physicians, speech therapists, and behavioral therapists. Clinical presentation may help dictate which treatment modality best addresses the individual needs of a child with PVFM. (Read the full article)
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