Ventricular Phonation (Plica Ventricularis) The voice quality of ventricular phonation is typically a moderate to severe dysphonia characterized by low pitch, . This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Dysphonia Plicae Ventricularis, False Cord Hoarseness. SUMMARY – The authors report their experience in the use of surgery for the treatment of dysphonia plica ventricularis, the vocal disorder which results when .

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Laser therapy of dysphonia plica ventricularis.

Ventricular Phonation Plica Ventricularis What is ventricular phonation? Pathophysiology Use of false cords instead of true cords for speech May follow Laryngitisand persist after infection Represents a symptom of other disease process.

Although access to this website is not restricted, the information found dysphoia is intended for use by medical providers. The present report reviews symptoms, etiology, diagnosis, and therapeutic options regarding this voice disorder. Signs False cords are closely approximated on phonation Obscures true cords. Ventricular dysphonia is characterized by a typical rough, low-pitched voice quality resulting from false vocal fold vibration.

Privacy Policy Terms of Use. Management Laryngology or ENT referral for diagnosis. Our own records of cases have not been regularly cross-indexed for this condition, but a fair estimate is that in about 4 per cent of the cases of hoarseness encountered the dysphonia is due to this vicarious assumption of phonatory duty by the ventricular bands.


The study presents the state of the art with respect to ventricular dysphonia and may be helpful in diagnosis and therapeutic decision-making. When true vocal fold vibration is possible, voice therapy can be beneficial to decrease excess compression of the false folds and improve voice quality.

Various therapeutic approaches for the noncompensatory type of ventricular dysphonia may be considered: The frequency of hoarseness due to phonation by the ventricular bands is difficult to determine by general statistics because the condition is evidently not generally recognized by laryngologists. Because perceptual symptoms may vary considerably, diagnosis should rely on a meticulous voice assessment, including laryngeal videostroboscopic, perceptual, aerodynamic, and acoustic evaluation.

Create a personal account to register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles. Purchase access Subscribe to the journal. The voice quality of ventricular phonation is typically a moderate to severe dysphonia characterized by low pitch, roughness, and strain.

Ventricular dysphonia: clinical aspects and therapeutic options.

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Ventricular dysphonia, also known as dysphonia plica ventricularis, refers to the pathological interference of the false vocal folds during phonation.

Related Topics in Laryngeal Disease. Symptoms Constantly harsh, low pitched voice Strangulation sound or “Stage whisper” Normal Cough shows normal glottis closure. In insisting on the use of the. The literature pertaining to all clinical aspects of V D was reviewed to define diagnostic and therapeutic clinical decision making.

Otolaryngology – Laryngeal Disease Pages. Noncompensatory pliica may be of habitual, psychoemotional, or idiopathic origin. Back Links pages that link to this page.

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