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Table 2 Laryngological examination results in patients with late-onset Pompe disease

From: Analysis of voice quality in patients with late-onset Pompe disease

ID Czermak score Oral cavity Nose Ears
1 ND N DSN N
2 ND N N N
3 2 SP atonic, LMPh N N
4 ND SP atonic, LMPh N N
5 2 Tonsillar hypertrophy, Short SP, Short SP   OMS bil
6 2 SP atonic, short LMPh N N
7 2 Short atonic SP LMPh, atonic tongue Conchal O N
8 2 Short atonic SP, LMPh, atonic tongue DSN N
9 0 N DSN Epitympanal retr.
10 1 Short atonic SP, LMPh Lack of pharyngeal reflexes, Geographic tongue, Malocclusion (open bite) N N
11 0 N - Normal palate N N
12 0 SP LMPh N N
13 ND ND ND ND
14 0 Long slender, movable, SP DSN N
15 1 N - Normal palate N Min. retractions of the drums
16 0 N - Normal palate N N
17 0 N - Normal palate Hypertrofia Tonsillae, N Osteoma in the right external auditory meatus
18 1 Short SP, PPHI, LMPh DSN N
19 1 Short SP, PPHI Conchal O Epitympanal retr.
  1. Table 2. SP – soft palate; LMPh – limited mobility during phonation; DSN – deviation of nasal septum; OMS – otitis media secretoria; PPHI – palatopharyngeal insufficiency; retr – retractions; ND – not done