The characteristic features of muscle tension dysphonia before and after surgery in benign lesions of the vocal fold.

@article{Hsiung2004TheCF,
  title={The characteristic features of muscle tension dysphonia before and after surgery in benign lesions of the vocal fold.},
  author={M W Hsiung and Yu-Che Hsiao},
  journal={ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties},
  year={2004},
  volume={66 5},
  pages={246-54}
}
Muscular tension dysphonia (MTD) is often concomitant in patients with underlying glottic insufficiency. It remains unclear, however, whether the characteristic features of MTD appear independently or as a consequence of dysphonia. We report here on a retrospective study of the prevalence of the four prominent characteristic features of MTD, as described by the Morrison-Rammage classification, in patients with benign lesions of the vocal fold. Two otorhinolaryngologists, independent of one… CONTINUE READING

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