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Treatment of cleft

Treatment of cleft - -Problems with pitch and loudness o...

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- Treatment of cleft o Surgery Chelloplasty (lip) Paltoplasty (palate) o Obturator Object placed in cleft in palate o Speech/language therapy - Fricatives o Sh, l, r, ch - Syndromes o Velo cardio facial syndrome disfiguration with cheek and jaw bones - Vocal folds o Slightly open - Glottis o Open space between vocal folds - Larynx o Primary structure of phonation Thyroid- largest Aritnoid- view from back (sit on top of cricoids) Cricoids cartilage- ring - Erythematous o Redness/swelling of vocal folds/larynx - Aphonia o Loose voice completely (sometimes temporary) - Dysphonia o Disruption in vocal fold vibration (abnormal/disturbed)
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Unformatted text preview: -Problems with pitch and loudness o Optimum pitch Level of variation o Habitual pitch Monotone pitch no shift Pitch breaks quick shift o Inappropriate intensity Too high/too low -Vocal abuse o Vocal nodules Caluses Harsh voice o Vocal polyps Blisters on folds o Contact ulcers Bacteria gets on arytenoids cartridge open scars -Categorization of voice disorders o Psychogenic o Organic Paralysis • No movement of folds Paresis • Partial movement Diseases • Muscular dystrophy, polio, multiple sclerosis, tumors, stroke...
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  • Spring '12
  • Staff
  • Human voice, Phonation, open space, vocal folds Larynx, pitch Monotone pitch, phonation Thyroid- largest Aritnoid

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