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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-21-06 09:08 PM
Response to Reply #16
20. spasmodic dysphonia
It's a neurological-control disorder manifesting in the vocal cords.

Treatment involves first numbing the skin of the neck and then injecting Botox directly into the vocal cords.

This temporarily disconnects the nerve-to-muscle signals and reduces abnormal muscle activity while still allowing normal speech.

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