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Vocal tremor: where are we at?

Richards, Amanda L.

Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery: December 2017 - Volume 25 - Issue 6 - p 475–479
doi: 10.1097/MOO.0000000000000412
LARYNGOLOGY AND BRONCHOESOPHAGOLOGY: Edited by Jacqui E. Allen

Purpose of review Vocal tremor in movement disorders is often overlooked, although it has a significant impact on quality of life. Careful observation of tremor phenomenology allows for accurate diagnosis and tailored treatment.

Recent findings The central pathways associated with various vocal tremor-associated diseases have been further elucidated.

Summary Patients are likely to benefit from a combination of medical and interventional treatments delivered within a multidisciplinary setting

Pinnacle Voice and Swallow Centre, Epworth Richmond, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Correspondence to Dr Amanda L. Richards, Pinnacle Voice and Swallow Centre, Epworth Richmond, 89 Bridge Rd, Richmond, VIC 3121; Australia. E-mail: amanda.richards@pinnaclesurgery.com.au

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