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Vocal Polyps in Tourette Syndrome
Michael P Chu, Karen PM Chu, Kevin Fung
J Mov Disord. 2011;4(2):80-81.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14802/jmd.11018
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Hoarseness and dysphonia are often a result of vocal cord polyps which in turn, are linked to vocal trauma. We report the case of vocal polyps in the setting of a 27-year old male with a history only remarkable for Tourette syndrome. We review the literature regarding etiology and pathophysiology of vocal cord lesions and propose vocal tics in Tourette syndrome as an under-recognized etiology. In this way, we also review therapies that may aid in treating not only the vocal cord lesions but also particularly in the setting of vocal tics.

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