Vocal cord pharyngeal distal myopathy

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What is vocal cord pharyngeal distal myopathy?

Vocal cord pharyngeal distal myopathy is a condition that involves weakness and muscle loss in the throat area, causing a nasal voice and swallowing difficulties.

Common symptoms reported by people with vocal cord pharyngeal distal myopathy

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with vocal cord pharyngeal distal myopathy

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(BiPAP w/humidifier)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Permobil C300)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)

Data from patients with vocal cord pharyngeal distal myopathy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with vocal cord pharyngeal distal myopathy

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(BiPAP w/humidifier)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Permobil C300)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with vocal cord pharyngeal distal myopathy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has vocal cord pharyngeal distal myopathy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 1
50s 2
60s 0
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from vocal cord pharyngeal distal myopathy patients who have completed their condition history
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