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Functional aphonia

a method of curative and preventative treatment

by Cortlandt MacMahon

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Published by The Lancet in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aphonia, prevention & control,
  • Aphonia, therapy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Cortlandt MacMahon
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26248637M

    Eval for functional aphonia --videoendoscopic exam (confirm normal functioning for coughing, throat clearing, asked to speak, larynx will elevate excessively) Therapy approaches for functional aphonia. Disclaimer. All content on this website, including dictionary, thesaurus, literature, geography, and other reference data is for informational purposes only.

    VOICE AND SINGING DISORDERS. Professional voice users rely on their voice for their livelihood. A singer, actor, teacher, or lawyer needs to maintain a good vocal health to sustain and enhance their career. The Voice Clinic's team offers a wide array of diagnostic and treatment options for people with speaking or singing voice issues. Aphonia definition is - loss of voice and of all but whispered speech.

    hysteric aphonia: loss of voice for psychogenic reasons, a type of somatoform disorder. Synonym(s): hysteric aphonia, nonorganic aphonia. aphonia (ā-fō′nē-ə) n. Loss of the voice resulting from disease, injury to the vocal cords, or various psychological causes, such as hysteria. [New Latin aphōnia, from Greek aphōniā, speechlessness, from aphōnos, voiceless: a-, without; see a-1 + phōnē, voice; see bhā- .


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Functional aphonia by Cortlandt MacMahon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Functional aphonia, conversional aphonia, psychogenic aphonia, acute sudden voice loss, hysterical all are names for the same disorder. In school, I learned that functional aphonia was when a person lost his or her voice and couldn't figure out how to speak again despite try.

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Cardiovascular Medicine Book Dentistry Book Dermatology Book Emergency Medicine Book Endocrinology Book Gastroenterology Book Geriatric Medicine Book Gynecology Book. Aphonia means "no voice." In other words, a person with this disorder has "lost" his/her voice.

Aphonia is the extreme form of a functional voice disorder. 22 female patients with aphonia underwent laryngoscopic and phonic examinations, psychiatric evaluation, psychological testing and biographical history-taking. Arthur Schnitzler (–) was the son of a Jewish Hungarian laryngologist.

He studied medicine in Vienna (MD in ) but later abandoned medicine. As a physician, he wrote a book on functional aphonia and its treatment with hypnosis 73 and succeeded his father as editor of the Internationale klinische Rundschau.

Psychogenic aphonia () Concepts: Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction (T) ICD F SnomedCT:,Some individuals develop voice disorders in the absence of structural pathology (e.g., functional aphonia, muscle tension dysphonia, and mutational/functional falsetto) and may benefit from support in addition to what can be provided by the SLP.

Counseling, direct manipulation of the voice, and use of interview questions can be used to probe. Psychogenic factors seem to be more relevant in cases of total voice loss, functional aphonia, than in cases of variable voice deviations Using the personality traits construct, Roy et al5 compared patients among four diagnostic categories: FD, vocal fold nodules (both of them being behavioral-based cases), spasmodic dysphonia, and vocal Cited by: functional aphonia.

In a study 74 cases of Functional Aphonia, only three were under the age of 16 years.3 It shows it is disease of young age group.

Bridger, noted that only six of their dysphonic patients were in younger age group and this study included, more File Size: 50KB.

Aphonia is defined as the inability to produce voiced sound. Damage to the nerve may be the result of surgery (e.g., thyroidectomy) or a tumor.

Aphonia means "no sound". In other words, a person with this disorder has lost their lty: Psychiatry, neurology. Aphonia relates to the loss of a person’s voice due to contributing factors that have put an outside stress on the vocal chords.

The word literally means “no voice” and causes can range anywhere from injury, mental disorders or even bad habits. While the causes may seem incredibly varied, treatment methods are usually very streamlined and most people stricken with Aphonia are able to.

Five cases of adolescents with functional aphonia are presented. The cases include four teenaged girls and one teenaged boy. Each was referred with the presenting symptom of "no voice." Indirect la Author: Sharon L. Murray, Mary E. Carr, Virginia Jacobs.

Management and therapy in functional aphonia: Analysis of cases Article in Otolaryngologia polska. The Polish otolaryngology 60(2) February with Reads. Aphonia indicates a complete airway obstruction.

Hoarseness is specifically localized to the larynx and is associated with edema and unilateral vocal cord dysfunction. Stridor is a high‐pitched squeaking or crowing noise that is indicative of a partial airway obstruction at the larynx or tracheal level.

Aphonia actually is categorized within two seperate groupings: Organic Aphonia: resulting from some type of infection, injury or disease; Functional Aphonia: no discernable physical cause for this condition; While Organic Aphonia may be a result of a physical condition, it could be difficult to identify.

Abstract. Functional dysphonia results from abnormal phonatory modes or vocal behaviors when laryngeal structure is normal. Examples of the vocal behaviors include vocal fatigue, muscle tension dysphonia, functional aphonia, and ventricular.

Aphonia definition, loss of voice, especially due to an organic or functional disturbance of the vocal organs. See more. Hi I am Dr. Deb, Consultant Otolaryngologist from India. This 18 year old girl presented with a history of sudden loss of voice after her exams.

This the video of her larynx showing her normal. Videolaryngoscopy of a patient with Functional Aphonia. When the patient is asked to phonate, the vocal cords don't approximate.

On Coughing, adduction occurs. Define hysterical aphonia. hysterical aphonia synonyms, hysterical aphonia pronunciation, hysterical aphonia translation, English dictionary definition of hysterical aphonia. loss of voice, esp.

due to an organic or functional disturbance of the vocal organs. [–80. Symptoms of functional dysphonia. There are a variety of symptoms associated with functional dysphonia and these differ from person to person.

However, those listed below are fairly typical. Of course, you don’t have to experience each one of these to be experiencing a functional voice difficulty. hoarseness, huskiness, roughness or breathiness. Synonyms for hysterical aphonia at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions.

Find descriptive alternatives for hysterical aphonia. Innsbruck, Austria. Abstract. Aphonia is the extreme form of a functional voice. Aphonia is defined as the inability to produce voiced sound. A primary cause of aphonia is bilateral disruption of the recurrent laryngeal nerve, which supplies.

Otolaryngol Pol. ;60(2) [Management and therapy in functional aphonia: analysis of cases]. [Article in.Aphonia is the extreme form of a functional voice disorder.

22 female patients with aphonia underwent laryngoskopic and phonic examination, psychological testing and biographical history taking.