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Paradoxical vocal cord adduction in an adolescent with cystic fibrosis.
  1. P Shiels,
  2. J P Hayes,
  3. M X FitzGerald
  1. Department of Respiratory Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis, St. Vincent's Hospital/University College Dublin, Ireland.


    Many patients with cystic fibrosis have symptoms of dyspnoea and wheeze which are responsive to treatment with bronchodilators. An adolescent woman with cystic fibrosis is described who presented with inspiratory stridor and in whom the classical features of paradoxical vocal cord adduction were found.

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