spastic dysphonia

spasmodic dysphonia

a spasmodic contradiction of the intrinsic muscles of the larynx excited by attempted phonation, producing either adductor or abductor subtypes caused by a central nervous system disorder. A localized form of movement disorder.

spastic dysphonia

spas·mod·ic dys·pho·ni·a

(spaz-mod'ik dis-fō'nē-ă)
A spasmodic contraction of the intrinsic muscles of the larynx excited by attempted phonation, producing either adductor or abductor subtypes caused by a central nervous system disorder. A localized form of movement disorder.
Synonym(s): spastic dysphonia.
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Figura 1--Relacao das palavras e descritores de assuntos utilizados na busca Numero da busca Palavras e descritores cruzados 01 Voz 02 Voice 03 Voz and tratamento 04 Voice and treatment 05 Disfonia espasmodica 06 Spasmodic dysphonia 07 Disfonia espasmodica and tratamento 08 Spasmodic dysphonia and treatment 09 Distonia focal laringea 10 Laryngeal focal dystonia 11 Distonia focal laringea and tratamento 12 Laryngeal focal dystonia and treatment 13 Disfonia espastica 14 Spastic dysphonia 15 Disfonia espastica and tratamento 16 Spastic dysphonia and treatment
Study of spastic dysphonia using videofiberoptic laryngoscopy.
The diagnosis originally was laryngitis, then spastic dysphonia.
Also called spastic dysphonia or laryngeal dystonia, it causes strained and difficult speaking or breathy and effortful speech.