mutational falsetto

mu·ta·tion·al fal·set·to

(myū-tā'shŭn-ăl fawl-set'ō)
Habitual use of an abnormally high-pitched voice that persists after puberty.
Synonym(s): puberphonia.
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Key Words: Puberphonia, Larynx manipulation, Mutational falsetto
Puberphonia is also termed as mutational falsetto, functional falsetto or persistent falsetto.
Pau et al13 have also reported another surgical procedure for correction of mutational falsetto (puberphonia) via mobilizing hyoid and superior halves of thyroid cartilage to reduce cricothyroid distance by apposing hyoid to cricoid cartilage.
Mutational falsetto: intervention outcome in 45 patients.
Lawson, "Relaxation thyroplasty for mutational falsetto treatment," Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology, vol.