Descriptor English: Dysphonia
Descriptor Spanish: Disfonía
Descriptor disfonía
Entry term(s) disfonía espástica
trastornos de la fonación
trastornos fonatorios
Scope note: Dificultad o dolor en la FONACIÓN o el habla. 
Descriptor Portuguese: Disfonia
Descriptor French: Dysphonie
Entry term(s): Dysphonia, Hyperkinetic
Dysphonia, Organic Tremor
Dysphonia, Spastic
Hyperkinetic Dysphonia
Neurologic Adducter Spastic Dysphonia
Organic Tremor Dysphonia
Phonation Disorder
Phonation Disorders
Spastic Dysphonia
Spastic Dysphonia, Neurologic Adducter
Tree number(s): C08.360.940.325
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Difficulty and/or pain in PHONATION or speaking.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Speech Disorders (1963-1979)
Voice Disorders (1979-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
Related: Vocal Cord Dysfunction MeSH
DeCS ID: 53079
Unique ID: D055154
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Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Dysphonia - Preferred
Concept UI M0022833
Scope note Difficulty and/or pain in PHONATION or speaking.
Preferred term Dysphonia
Entry term(s) Phonation Disorder
Phonation Disorders
Organic Tremor Dysphonia - Narrower
Concept UI M0337375
Preferred term Organic Tremor Dysphonia
Entry term(s) Dysphonia, Organic Tremor
Spastic Dysphonia, Neurologic Adducter - Narrower
Concept UI M0337376
Preferred term Spastic Dysphonia, Neurologic Adducter
Entry term(s) Neurologic Adducter Spastic Dysphonia
Hyperkinetic Dysphonia - Narrower
Concept UI M0337372
Preferred term Hyperkinetic Dysphonia
Entry term(s) Dysphonia, Hyperkinetic
Spastic Dysphonia - Narrower
Concept UI M0337370
Preferred term Spastic Dysphonia
Entry term(s) Dysphonia, Spastic

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