aphonia


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a disorder of the vocal organs that results in the loss of voice

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The most common include tiredness or effort when speaking, throat clearing or persistent coughing, sensation of tightness or weight in the throat, voice breaks, breathlessness when speaking, aphonia, soreness or burning in the throat, hoarseness, etc.
A 46-year-old woman without a significant medical history was admitted to the emergency department for aphonia and odynophagia.
Nora, suffering from aphonia and amnesia, is treated by Dr Stratham Younger.
Bilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve injury is a rare complication, producing aphonia and requiring immediate tracheal intubation.
She lashes out cruelly at those around her, and during intimate moments she suffers from aphonia, or loss of voice.
Speech and laryngeal muscles are known to be susceptible to emotional stress, as seen in muscle tension dysphonia and conversion aphonia [94], stuttering-like behavior, infantile speech, pseudo foreign dialect, and other speech and resonance disorders [95-96].
Physical symptoms usually involve partial or complete incapacity of the sense organs or the voluntary musculature, such as aphonia, mutism, deafness, blindness, paresis or anaesthesia.
y/sex discharged Clinical findings 1 63/F 2006 Nov 22 Abdominal pain, diarrhea, dysphagia, diplopia, weakness 2 50/F 2007 Feb 8; Dysphagia, double 2007 Sep vision, weakness, difficulty breathing 3 45/M 2008 Jan 8; Abdominal distension 2008 Feb 27 and obstruction, aphonia, diplopia, dry mouth, dysphagia, dysphonia, ptosis Case- Clostridium No.
Thus, the sublime emerges when taxonomies collide and their collision leads to perceptual neutralization; the experience is immediate and deep as perception but the conceptual framework remains semantically inert in a state of exegetical aphonia.
Without attempting to make medical diagnoses of dramatic characters, this article engages with the slippage between psychological and physical causes of aphonia to argue that both Esther and her dramatic counterparts engage with a visual mode of expression that cannot be termed aphasia.
Furst provides a very interesting introduction to the pre-Freudian world, complete with demons and so-called physical manifestations of mental illness, then offers the original reports on nervous exhaustion, sexual psychopathy, aphonia and its treatment by hypnosis, traumatic paralysis, male hysteria, amnesia, and the fixed idea.
Although she had suffered from physical symptoms such as coughing fits, aphonia and a strange limp for many years, her depression and anxiety that culminated in a suicide threat was a recent development.
In cases of aphonia, deafness, blindness, rheumatism, paralysis, or epilepsy the group recommended anaesthetizing patients and keeping an eye on their involuntary movements, while those who were supposedly suffering from diarrhoea or dysentery might be kept under guard until the surgeon could examine their evacuations.
A populace afflicted with aphonia, rendered pliant and mute, is one which a single speaking subject can dominate with his voice.
Freud reads "Dora's" symptoms, which included "dyspnoea, tussis nervosa, aphonia, and possibly migraines, together with depression, hysterical unsociability and a taedium vitae," as signifying "the representation--the realization--of a phantasy with a sexual content, that is to say, it signifies a sexual situation.