Abnormal production of vocal sound; more commonly used as a synonym for hoarseness. Dysphonia may be the result of injury to the [intlink id=”356″ type=”post”]mucosa[/intlink] of the vocal folds; or it may be neurogenic, the result of a benign or malignant tumor; or it may be [intlink id=”373″ type=”post”]nonorganic[/intlink].

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