Neurology 2021 05 15;96(21):989-1001. Epub 2021 Apr 15.
From the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (K.S.), Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, MA, Department of Neurology (K.S., L.J.O., N.S.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Division of Otolaryngology (J.B.-K.), University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; New York Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders and Department of Neurology (A.B.), Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY; Human Motor Control Section (M.H.), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (J.H.), University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; School of Rehabilitation and Health Sciences (T.J.K.), Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA; Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (M.J.P.), Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY; Department of Neurosurgery (R.M.R.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; and Department of Communication Disorders (K.T.), Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.
Objective: To delineate research priorities for improving clinical management of laryngeal dystonia, the NIH convened a multidisciplinary panel of experts for a 1-day workshop to examine the current progress in understanding its etiopathophysiology and clinical care.
Methods: The participants reviewed the current terminology of disorder and discussed advances in understanding its pathophysiology since a similar workshop was held in 2005. Clinical and research gaps were identified, and recommendations for future directions were delineated. Read More