dysphonia


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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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Courey, "Management of Dysphonia After Radiation Therapy," Otolaryngology Clinics of North America 48, no.
First reported in 1982 by Koufman and Blalock, (9) muscle tension dysphonia characterized by altered laryngeal biomechanics has since been referred to by different terms, including functional dysphonia, hyper-functional dysphonia, and hyperkinetic dysphonia.
In the case of spasmodic dysphonia, it works because it weakens the voice muscles and makes the vocal cords shut less forcefully, the (http://www.
Self-reported impact of dysphonia in a primary care population: an epidemiological study.
Includes vocal cord paralysis and spasmodic dysphonia.
In some cases, augmentative and alternative devices can help people with spasmodic dysphonia to communicate more easily.
Among the most common causes of dysphonia reported to ENT (ear nose and throat) specialists are:
Many patients with malignant disease have preoperative dysphonia which is a poor prognostic indicator.
Of those 4 patients who did experience speech difficulties, 2 patients found it difficult to form words due to pharyngeal pain, 1 patient had dysphonia due to tongue swelling, and 1 patient had dysphonia due to tongue weakness.
Spasmodic dysphonia (SD) is a rare, neurogenic voice disorder that is often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed due to its similarity to other voice disorders and a lack of research data.
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