Adductor laryngeal breathing dystonia in a patient with lubag (X‐linked dystonia‐parkinsonism syndrome)

M. F. Lew, M. Shindo, C. B. Moskowitz, K. C. Wilhelmsen, S. Fahn, C. H. Waters

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We report a patient with Lubag (X‐linked dystonia‐parkinsonism) who presented with severe respiratory stridor form adductor laryngeal breathing dystonia. Emergency tracheostomy was necessary, and subsequent laryngeal injection with botulinum toxin led to worsening aspiration. Botulinum toxin injection for severe lingual dystonia was successful.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)318-320
Number of pages3
JournalMovement Disorders
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1994



  • Breathing dystonia
  • Lubag
  • X‐linked dystonia‐parkinsonism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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