Severe Paradoxical Dysphonia in Two Young Women This report describes an unusual and persistent dysphonia in two young women who had taken a therapeutic regimen of isotretinoin for intractable acne. We report perceptual and instrumental data for their dysphonia, and pose a theoretical basis for the relationship of dysphonia to this drug. We also provide recommendations for ... Clinical Focus
Clinical Focus  |   September 01, 1993
Severe Paradoxical Dysphonia in Two Young Women
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Michael Collins, PhD
    Dean Medical Center, Madison, WI
    Dean Medical Center, 1313 Fish Hatchery Road, Madison, WI 53715
  • Robert McDonald
    Dean Medical Center, Madison, WI
  • Robert Stanley
    Dean Medical Center, Madison, WI
  • Timothy Donovan
    Dean Medical Center, Madison, WI
  • C. Frank Bonebrake
    Dean Medical Center, Madison, WI
Article Information
Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Voice Disorders / Clinical Focus
Clinical Focus   |   September 01, 1993
Severe Paradoxical Dysphonia in Two Young Women
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, September 1993, Vol. 2, 52-55. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0203.52
History: Received April 7, 1992 , Accepted July 19, 1993
 
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, September 1993, Vol. 2, 52-55. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0203.52
History: Received April 7, 1992; Accepted July 19, 1993

This report describes an unusual and persistent dysphonia in two young women who had taken a therapeutic regimen of isotretinoin for intractable acne. We report perceptual and instrumental data for their dysphonia, and pose a theoretical basis for the relationship of dysphonia to this drug. We also provide recommendations for reducing the risk of acquiring a dysphonia during the course of treatment with isotretinoin.

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