Summary: Difficulty and/or pain in PHONATION or speaking.

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  1. Nada G, Omezzine J, Maher D, Nouha B, Hssine H. Laryngeal lipoma: a rare cause of dysphonia. Pan Afr Med J. 2017;26:9 pubmed publisher
    ..The imaging aspects of laryngeal lipoma cases, clinical evaluation, and approaches to treatment will be discussed. ..
  2. Mizuta M, Kurita T, Dillon N, Kimball E, Garrett C, Sivasankar M, et al. In vivo measurement of vocal fold surface resistance. Laryngoscope. 2017;127:E364-E370 pubmed publisher
    ..Device prototypes are in development for additional testing, validation, and for clinical applications in laryngology. NA Laryngoscope, 127:E364-E370, 2017. ..
  3. de la Fuente J, Garrett C, Ossoff R, Vinson K, Francis D, Gelbard A. A Case Series of the Probability Density and Cumulative Distribution of Laryngeal Disease in a Tertiary Care Voice Center. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2017;126:748-754 pubmed publisher
    ..Within the voice strata, the most common primary ICD-9 code used was dysphonia (41%), followed by unilateral vocal fold paralysis (UVFP) (9%) and cough (7%)...
  4. Heery C, O Sullivan Coyne G, Madan R, Cordes L, Rajan A, Rauckhorst M, et al. Avelumab for metastatic or locally advanced previously treated solid tumours (JAVELIN Solid Tumor): a phase 1a, multicohort, dose-escalation trial. Lancet Oncol. 2017;18:587-598 pubmed publisher
    ..10 mg/kg dose level, and autoimmune disorder (one [5%]), increased amylase (one [5%]), myositis (one [5%]), and dysphonia (one [5%]) in three patients who received the 20 mg/kg dose...
  5. Veder L, Pullens B, Timmerman M, Hoeve H, Joosten K, Hakkesteegt M. Reliability and validity of the Dutch pediatric Voice Handicap Index. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017;96:15-20 pubmed publisher
    ..of the total pVHI questionnaire of 7 points and the VAS score of 13, the pVHI might be used as a screening tool to assess dysphonic complaints and the pVHI might be a useful and complementary tool to identify children with dysphonia.
  6. Harris G, O Meara C, Pemberton C, Rough J, Darveniza P, Tisch S, et al. Vocal fold paresis - a debilitating and underdiagnosed condition. J Laryngol Otol. 2017;131:S48-S52 pubmed publisher
    ..This study shows that laryngeal electromyography is an important diagnostic tool. Patients with persisting dysphonia and apparently normal vocal fold movement, who fail to respond to appropriate speech therapy, should be ..
  7. Sanuki T, Yumoto E. Long-term Evaluation of Type 2 Thyroplasty with Titanium Bridges for Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;157:80-84 pubmed publisher
    Objectives Standard treatments of adductor spasmodic dysphonia (AdSD) provide temporary relief of symptoms. Type 2 thyroplasty offers a long-term solution; however, long-term voice outcome data are lacking...
  8. Hintze J, Ludlow C, Bansberg S, Adler C, Lott D. Spasmodic Dysphonia: A Review. Part 1: Pathogenic Factors. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;157:551-557 pubmed publisher
    ..is to describe the recent advances in identifying possible factors involved in the pathogenesis of spasmodic dysphonia. Spasmodic dysphonia is a task-specific focal laryngeal dystonia characterized by irregular and uncontrolled ..
  9. Siqueira L, Silverio K, Brasolotto A, Guirro R, Carneiro C, Behlau M. Effects of laryngeal manual therapy (LMT) and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) in vocal folds diadochokinesis of dysphonic women: a randomized clinical trial. Codas. 2017;29:e20160191 pubmed publisher

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  1. Stepanova Y, Gotovyakhina T, Korneenkov A, Koren E. [The combined treatment of dysphonia in the subjects engaged in the voice and speech professions]. Vestn Otorinolaringol. 2017;82:48-53 pubmed publisher
    ..A total of 40 subjects presenting with dysphonia were examined after they were divided into two study groups and two groups of comparison depending on the ..
  2. Costa B, Silva P, Pinheiro R, Silva H, Almeida A. Stage of readiness of patients with behavioral dysphonia in pre and post-group voice therapy assessments. Codas. 2017;29:e20160198 pubmed publisher
    ..which items of the URICA-Voice range are more sensitive to post-therapy change in patients with behavioral dysphonia. An intervention study was conducted on 49 patients with behavioral dysphonia...
  3. Cho J, Guilminault C, Joo Y, Jin S, Han K, Park C. A possible association between dysphonia and sleep duration: A cross-sectional study based on the Korean National Health and nutrition examination surveys from 2010 to 2012. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0182286 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Dysphonia may impair communication and social relationships, and is thus also closely related to quality-of-life...
  4. Nemr N, Simões Zenari M, Ferreira T, Fernandes H, Mansur L. Dysphonia as the primary complaint in a case of myasthenia gravis: diagnosis and speech therapy. Codas. 2013;25:297-300 pubmed
    ..There are frequent ocular and bulbar symptoms, among them, dysphonia. This article reports a case of dysphonia that contributed to the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis through a ..
  5. Hintze J, Ludlow C, Bansberg S, Adler C, Lott D. Spasmodic Dysphonia: A Review. Part 2: Characterization of Pathophysiology. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;157:558-564 pubmed publisher
    Objective The purpose of this review is to describe the recent advances in characterizing spasmodic dysphonia. Spasmodic dysphonia is a task-specific focal laryngeal dystonia characterized by irregular and uncontrolled voice breaks...
  6. Erdogdu Sakar B, Serbes G, Sakar C. Analyzing the effectiveness of vocal features in early telediagnosis of Parkinson's disease. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0182428 pubmed publisher
    The recently proposed Parkinson's Disease (PD) telediagnosis systems based on detecting dysphonia achieve very high classification rates in discriminating healthy subjects from PD patients...
  7. Vesey S. The challenges of dysphagia in treating motor neurone disease. Br J Community Nurs. 2017;22:S17-S21 pubmed publisher
    ..This article discusses the challenges of providing effective nutritional care to people living with motor neurone disease who have dysphagia. ..
  8. Mustafaev D. [Laryngeal pleomorphic adenoma]. Vestn Otorinolaringol. 2017;82:66-68 pubmed publisher
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  9. Cohn J, Touati A, Lentner M, Weitzel M, Fisher C, Sataloff R. Self-extubation Laryngeal Injuries at an Academic Tertiary Care Center: A Retrospective Pilot Study. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2017;126:555-560 pubmed publisher
    ..278, P = .02). This study demonstrates that the majority of self-extubated patients have laryngeal symptoms and clinical findings. A comprehensive, multidisciplinary evaluation is warranted for self-extubations. ..
  10. Menghetti C, Zekaj E, Saleh C, Porta M, Servello D. How to avoid Twiddler's syndrome in deep brain stimulation for dystonia?. Neuromodulation. 2014;17:198-9 pubmed publisher
  11. Mendis D, Anderson J. Blunt laryngeal trauma secondary to sporting injuries. J Laryngol Otol. 2017;131:728-735 pubmed publisher
    ..Most were young males, presenting with dysphonia, some with airway compromise (62 per cent). Nine patients were diagnosed with a laryngeal fracture...