hoarseness


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hoarseness

 [hors´nes]
a rough quality of the voice.

hoarse·ness

(hōrs'nes),
A noisy quality of the voice.

hoarseness

[hôrs′nəs]
an unnatural condition marked by a deep or rough, harsh, grating voice, indicating an inflammation of the throat and larynx.

hoarseness

Audiology An abnormally rough or harsh voice caused by vocal abuse and other disorders–eg, GERD, thyroid problems, or trauma to the larynx

hoarseness

The result of thickening of the vocal cords usually from inflammation (LARYNGITIS) but also from nodules on the cords (SINGERS' NODES) or by partial paralysis of the muscles that tighten the cords from involvement of a laryngeal nerve by neck cancer or trauma.

hoarseness

a rough quality of the voice.
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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can cause hoarseness, while chronic lung diseases, such as emphysema, can reduce the force of your breath.
DISCUSSION: The most common benign lesion of larynx presenting with hoarseness is vocal cord polyp.
RESULTS: A total of 100 patients who presented with hoarseness of voice were considered for this study.
CASE REPORT: We report an unusual case of acute severe breathlessness with hoarseness of voice for one hour duration without any predisposing factors or any constitutional symptoms in a 31 year old female patient who presented to emergency department.
The patient elected to defer surgery because his hoarseness was relatively mild and the tumor did not affect his swallowing.
3 Hoarseness of the voice that comes out of the blue without any other symptoms.
This produces hoarseness, breathiness, increased phonation threshold pressures, decreased vocal efficiency and, commonly, voice fatigue.
We evaluated eight voice parameters: basal voice frequency at the glottic level (F0), jitter, shimmer, breathiness, harshness, hoarseness, normalized noise energy (NNE), and S/Z ratio.
Hoarseness of the voice that persists for more than a couple of weeks could be the first symptom of a tumour of the larynx.
The difference between the prevalence of hoarseness in the two groups was statistically significant (p = 0.
The patient subsequently developed moderate hoarseness and, accordingly, the mass was resected en bloc using a transcervical approach.
A 36-year-old man, a rock signer currently on tour, presented with an upper respiratory tract infection and significant hoarseness.