laryngismus lar·yn·gis·mus (lār'ĭn-jĭz'məs)
Spasmodic narrowing or closure of the rima glottidis.
The symptom of laryngismus stridulus—the so-called breath-holding—alone need concern us, and that for a special reason.
Therefore the prognosis in every case of laryngismus and in every case of craniotabes has to be very guarded.
laryngismus stridulus is a very common manifestation of muscular starvation neurosis.
In laryngismus in the same way we may suppose that the reflex path is made easy and the resistance lowered by constant use.
Nearly the same sort of hissing or whistling sound in breathing has been mentioned already as occurring in laryngismus stridulus.
Paroxysmal Laryngitis, or laryngismus stridulus, is a nervous affection of the larynx that occurs in infants.
Convulsions, laryngismus stridulus, tetany, or carpopedal spasm are all frequently met with.
This last-mentioned kind of sound results temporarily, also, from the spasmodic obstruction to breathing in laryngismus stridulus.