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Dysphonia is characterized as difficulty speaking due to disorders in the mouth, tongue, throat, or vocal chords. Spasmodic dysphonia is a neurological disorder that affects the larynx, also known as the voice box. The vocal cords spasm, affecting your voice and causing interruptions in speech. Due to the range of causes of dysphonia, a multidisciplinary team at The UVM Medical Center will work together to diagnose and come up with a treatment plan that will help improve your quality of life.
Our team of experts at the UVM Medical Center will work to diagnose and treat your dysphonia in a quick, accurate manner.
Although it can be challenging to diagnose dysphonia because symptoms are very similar to other voice disorders, our multidisciplinary team at the UVM Medical Center has years of experience evaluating and diagnosing patients with dysphonia. Diagnosis often includes:
Although doctors still aren’t sure what causes dysphonia, it is thought to be due to abnormal functioning in part of the brain. Related conditions that can cause dysphonia are: