*  Clinical Trials sub-cluster 9
... and 27 had either a functional disturbance or focal dystonia. Six patients had intermittent breathy dysphonia. A large corpus ... Thyroid functional status was evaluated biochemically and the patients were divided into four categories: recurrent ... The aim of the present study was to investigate the functional and/or pathological significance of the hemispherical ... We discuss the etiology of 100 spasmodic dysphonia patients. Seventy-one patients had underlying essential tremor, 25 had ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/cluster/19/Clinical-Trials/sub-9-p11.html
*  Hoarse voice - Wikipedia
Dysphonia can be categorized into two broad main types: organic and functional. The type of dysphonia is dependent on the cause ... Perceptually, dysphonia can be characterised by hoarse, breathy, harsh, or rough vocal qualities, but some kind of phonation ... Multiple treatments have been developed to address organic and functional causes of dysphonia. Dysphonia can be targeted ... an additional subcategory of functional dysphonia recognized by professionals is psychogenic dysphonia, which can be defined as ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoarse_voice
*  Spasmodic Dysphonia: Etiology and Management | SIG 3 Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorders | ASHA Publications
... abductor spasmodic dysphonia). This results in breathy voice breaks, rather than stoppages. Abductor spasms may occur alone or ... and functional etiologies (Zwirner, Murry, & Woodson, 1991). Finally, spasmodic dysphonia is not a single disease, but a ... Spasmodic Dysphonia: Etiology and Management. SIG 3 Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorders, March 2005, Vol. 15, 15-19. doi: ... Spasmodic Dysphonia: Etiology and Management You will receive an email whenever this article is corrected, updated, or cited in ...
  http://sig3perspectives.pubs.asha.org/article.aspx?articleid=1756127
*  Hyperkinesia - Wikipedia
Patients may have a strained-strangled quality to their voice or, in some cases, a whispering or breathy quality. Cervical ... Symptoms can range from a simple increased frequency of blinking to constant, painful eye closure leading to functional ... Laryngeal dystonia or spasmodic dysphonia results from abnormal contraction of muscles in the voice box, resulting in altered ... British neurologist William Richard Gowers called these disorders "general and functional diseases of the nervous system" in ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperkinesia
*  vocal cords (thing) by jpfed - Everything2.com
Spasmodic dysphonia or vocal fold paralysis: nervous control of the muscles is erratic or impaired, causing choked or breathy ... Motion impairment: Scar tissue on the muscles renders them less functional, or the vocal folds are mechanically held open or ... This causes a breathy voice and is potentially life-threatening if it affects the ability to swallow correctly. *Polyps, nodule ...
  https://everything2.com/user/jpfed/writeups/vocal+cords
*  2017-2021 NIDCD Strategic Plan | NIDCD
Spasmodic dysphonia (SD), also referred to as laryngeal dystonia, is a voice disorder that belongs to a family of neurological ... Functional Topography of Human Auditory Cortex. J Neurosci. 2016;36(4):1416-28. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0226-15.2016. PubMed ... the muscles in the larynx spasm involuntarily and cause the voice to break up and sound strained or breathy. It is a rare ... spasmodic dysphonia. momentary disruption of voice caused by involuntary movements of one or more muscles of the larynx ...
  https://www.nidcd.nih.gov/about/strategic-plan/2017-2021-nidcd-strategic-plan
*  Voice Disorders | Problems in Voice Production - Causes Symptoms Types
Breathy voice. Tension in neck muscles while speaking. Reduced loudness of voice, or weak voice. Alterations in pitch of voice ... Those who have a functional voice problem may develop structural lesion due to abuse of voice. Symptoms of Voice Disorders. The ... The term phonation means to produce sound from the vocal cords and the term dysphonia means faulty voice. Aphonia is a term ... Functional voice disorders include disorders caused by improper muscle functioning or improper learning patterns to use the ...
  https://www.medindia.net/patients/patientinfo/voice-disorders.htm
*  Orange County Ear Nose and Throat Doctor Voice and Swallowing Blog: Functional Dysphonia
... breathy voice (1) california laryngocele (1) Can't Swallow (1) carcinoma in situ (1) carcinoma-in-situ (1) cervical dysphagia ( ... functional dysphonia (2) functional hoarseness (1) functional voice disorders (1) fungal laryngitis (1) fungal sinusitis (1) ... Labels: functional dysphonia, functional hoarseness, functional voice disorders, hysterical aphonia, non-organic voice ... Spasmodic Dysphonia (1) Spasmodic Dysphonia radio show (1) spastic dysphonia (1) spastic voice (1) Steven Feinberg MD (1) ...
  http://blog.newportvoiceandswallow.com/2011/05/functional-dysphonia.html
*  Exam 2 Flashcards by Makenzie Ward | Brainscape
Most common type is AD-ductor dysphonia where they spasm shut, could also be AB-ductor dysphonia where the VF spasm open. ... Voice handicap index; tells us the functional impact of a patient's voice disorder and how it affects their every day life ... Also AB-ductor dysphonia - VF will not completely open. Individual will have difficulty breathing and their voice may sound ... Due to vocal abuse, then it's functional cause. If it's a result of chronic GERD, then it's organic. ...
  https://www.brainscape.com/flashcards/exam-2-4302088/packs/6185567
*  Speech-language pathology - Wikipedia
... dysphonia), poor vocal volume (hypophonia), abnormal (e.g. rough, breathy, strained) vocal quality. Research demonstrates voice ... as well as functional dysphagia and feeding disorders. Swallowing disorders can occur at any age and can stem from multiple ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speech-language_pathology
*  Spasmodic dysphonia - Wikipedia
... for spasmodic dysphonia, to 29.4 percent (5/17) for functional dysphonia, to a high of 63.6 percent (7/11) for vocal cord ... Voice quality for abductor spasmodic dysphonia can be described as breathy from variable widening of the glottal region. Vocal ... are adductor spasmodic dysphonia, abductor spasmodic dysphonia and mixed spasmodic dysphonia. In adductor spasmodic dysphonia ( ... A common misdiagnosis is muscle tension dysphonia, a functional voice disorder which results from use of the voice, rather than ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spasmodic_dysphonia
*  Bowed Vocal Cords | Dr. Morton Cooper - The Voice Doctor
The therapy is described under Paralytic Dysphonia.). Clinical Results. Of the 32 patients seen with functional bowed vocal ... If the patient is able to laugh at his optimal pitch level with a clear tone that is not breathy, the patient has bowed vocal ... Voice therapy for bowed vocal folds is similar to that used for paralytic dysphonia in which the paralyzed cord is in the ... Unilateral paralytic dysphonia with the cord in the paramedian position may also resemble myasthenia laryngis auditorily, but ...
  http://www.voice-doctor.com/node/5
*  Otolaryngology / ENT News - The Mount Sinai Hospital
It is characterized by interruptions in speech and can cause the voice to break up, sound strained or breathy, but without any ... "Spasmodic dysphonia can have a terrible impact on quality of life, often causing emotional stress, social embarrassment, ... "The use of advanced neuroimaging methodologies together with extensive analyses of brain functional and structural organization ... Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Awarded More Than $5 Million from NIH To Study Spasmodic Dysphonia. Dr. Simonyan's ...
  https://www.mountsinai.org/patient-care/service-areas/ent/news/icahn-school-of-medicine-at-mount-sinai-awarded-more-than-5-million-from-nih-to-study-spasmodic-dysphonia
*  Spasmodic Dysphonia | Memorial Hospital
Learn more about Spasmodic Dysphonia at Memorial Hospital DefinitionCausesRisk ... Daniilidou, P, Carding P, Wilson, J, Drinnan, M, Deary, V. Cognitive behavioral therapy for functional dysphonia. Ann Otol ... Breathy voice. Diagnosis. You will be asked about your symptoms and medical history. A physical exam will be done. ... Adductor spasmodic dysphonia-spasms cause muscles to stiffen and close. *Abductor spasmodic dysphonia-spasms cause muscles to ...
  https://memorialhospitaljax.com/hl/?/445936/Adductor-laryngeal-breathingdystonia--ABLD&com.dotmarketing.htmlpage.language=1
*  'Noisy...
Though she did complain of some mild breathy dysphonia, her main complaint was actually shortness of breath, especially with ... Given that he had no functional limitations, no further intervention was recommended other than routine monitoring. Of further ...
  https://www.fauquierent.net/voicebreathing.htm
*  Current Treatment Options for Bilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis: A State-of-the-Art Review
... adductor muscle Botox injection in 11 BVFP patients demonstrated symptomatic improvement in ventilation with breathy dysphonia ... LARYNGEAL PACING AND FUNCTIONAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION. Functional electrical stimulation (FES) of paralyzed laryngeal muscles ... Effects of functional electrical stimulation on denervated laryngeal muscle in a large animal model. Artif Organs. 2015 Oct;39( ... It has long been established that electrical stimulation improves functional recovery of denervated muscles by accelerating ...
  https://www.e-ceo.org/journal/view.php?doi=10.21053/ceo.2017.00199
*  Speech Therapy
... voice hoarseness dysphonia, poor vocal volume hypophonia, abnormal e.g. rough, breathy, strained vocal quality. Best Speech ... 72 percent reported functional improvement following physical, occupational or speech-language therapy rehabilitation. ...
  http://elliestevensnews.accessnetwork.us/category/speech-therapy/
*  Neurology Minutiae: November 2009
Wrist elevates with a fist (functional position) or with holding a pencil in posiition.. 6. Reversed hands test for functional ... Patient has weak breathy wet voice. It usually occurs due to tumor or surgery. If one vocal cord does not close, can do implant ... Spasmodic dysphonia-- is a focal dystonia of 2 types. Adductor s.d. is characerized by harsh strangled quality with voice ... 2 Hysterical dysphonia. The vocal cords are normal during larygoscopy, cough is normal, articulation in whisper is normal.. 3. ...
  http://neurologyminutiae.blogspot.com/2009_11_01_archive.html
*  Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis
For dysphonia related to UVFP, treatment should be determined based on the patient's functional needs and demands, as well as ... Patients with unilateral vocal fold paralysis (UVFP) typically present with a fairly sudden onset of breathy, weak, low-pitched ... Some patients do not notice any significant functional limitation related to their UVFP. This minimal functional limitation ... In some cases, however, the dysphonia can be high-pitched because of a compensated lengthening of the vocal folds to achieve ...
  http://misc.medscape.com/pi/android/medscapeapp/html/A863779-business.html
*  THE VOICE Teacher, Conductor, Singer, Student ! - ppt download
Voice should be engaged and not breathy. (I encourage a "twang" sound to narrow the AES) ... Singers nodules Polyps/cysts Hyperfunctional dysphonia (depending on the type of singing) Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease ... How do we achieve vocal rest in a healthy functional way apart from "shutting down"? "Tell them that the speaking voice ... Voice should be engaged and not breathy. This is considered a low impact, adductory power exercise. ...
  http://slideplayer.com/slide/219604/
*  Puberphonia - Wikipedia
"Systematic review of the treatment of functional dysphonia and prevention of voice disorders". Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ... In conjunction with an atypically high pitch, common symptoms include a weak, breathy, or hoarse voice as well as a low vocal ... Listening for abnormal traits: The clinician will listen for the presence of breathy voice, an indication of speech in the ... Puberphonia (also known as mutational falsetto or functional falsetto) is a type of voice disorder characterized by the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puberphonia
*  Voice update from Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert Blog | Dr. Morton Cooper - The Voice Doctor
People with spasmodic dysphonia can often sing and act and do public speaking without symptoms. That was my situation. Public ... Botox made my voice functional, but not good. There was an unnatural breathiness to it, especially for the week or two after ... Abductor: The vocal cords open when you try to speak, causing a breathy whisper. ... People with spasmodic dysphonia (SD) can't hear their own voices properly. Their hearing is fine in general. The only exception ...
  http://www.voice-doctor.com/articles/pressroom/voice-update-scott-adams-creator-dilbert-blog
*  Recovery from Spastic Dysphonia By Direct Voice Rehabilitation | Dr. Morton Cooper - The Voice Doctor
From the patients I have seen, I believe that spastic dysphonia is functional in nature and that role and role situations play ... It's running about three to five percent with an excessively breathy voice, and about three to five percent who get some ... My clinical experience indicates that spastic dysphonia is functional in origin and may develop in three ways:. *Gradually and ... Spastic dysphonia is often referred to as a "strangled" voice. Spastic dysphonia sounds, as one patient described, "like ...
  http://www.voice-doctor.com/node/137
*  Vocapedia - Vocapedia
He begins by defining vibrato and comparing various kinds of functional and non-functional vibrato (healthy vibrato, wobble, ... Breathy/Paralysis voice sample. This short audio clip is of a middle-aged woman with a vocal fold paralysis. The definition of ... Spasmodic dysphonia (1). Spectrum (1). Speech therapy (1). Speech-language pathologist (1) ... The breathy onset is described as the most common fault in young voices. Teaching a 'neat and clean' beginning to the sung tone ...
  http://www.vocapedia.info/cgi/page.cgi/5/_vocapedia.html?voca=submit&level=Basic&cmd=search_advanced
*  Tracheobronchial injury - Wikipedia
... dysphonia (a condition where the voice can be hoarse, weak, or excessively breathy), coughing, and abnormal breath sounds. In ... Because it is filled with mucus, this tissue remains functional. When the secretions are removed, the affected portion of the ... The patient may exhibit dysphonia or have diminished breath sounds, and rapid breathing is common. Coughing may be present, and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tracheobronchial_injury