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dysphonia

 [dis-fo´ne-ah]
any voice impairment; difficulty in speaking. adj., adj dysphon´ic.
dysphonia clerico´rum clergyman's sore throat.

dys·pho·ni·a

(dis-fō'nē-ă),
Altered voice production.
[dys- + G. phōnē, voice]

dysphonia

/dys·pho·nia/ (-fo´ne-ah) a voice impairment or speech disorder.dysphon´ic

dysphonia

(dĭs-fō′nē-ə)
n.
Difficulty in speaking, usually evidenced by hoarseness.

dys·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.

dysphonia

[disfō′nē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, dys + phone, voice
any abnormality in the speaking voice, such as hoarseness. Dysphonia puberum refers to the voice changes that occur in adolescent boys.

dysphonia

Neurology Speech impairment or difficulty, often due to vocal cord dysfunction. See Spasmodic dysphonia.

dys·pho·ni·a

(dis-fō'nē-ă)
Any disorder of phonation affecting voice quality or ability to produce voice.
See: aphonia
[dys- + G. phōnē, voice]

dysphonia

Impairment of normal voice production, from any cause, such as LARYNGITIS, singer's nodes, ‘CLERGYMAN'S THROAT’, paralysis of one of the nerves to the larynx (recurrent laryngeal nerve).
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4) With the exception of a single case of dysphonic laryngeal dystonia reported by Murray et al (5) with chlorpromazine, fluoxetine, and alcohol overdose in a 14-year-old child, no case of dysphonia induced by SSRI at the recommended daily dosage has been reported.
Chapter Five, "The Speech and Language Therapist's Assessment of the Dysphonic Patient" by Paul Carding, examines the importance of comprehensive voice assessment in managing a patient's problems.
WHITE, A; DREARY, IJ & WILSON, JA 1997: Psychiatric disturbance and personality traits in dysphonic patients.