Problem

Aphonia

Other Names:
Hoarseness
Change in voice
Nature:

Aphonia is defined as the inability to produce voiced sound. Damage to the nerve may be the result of surgery (e.g., thyroidectomy) or a tumor.

Aphonia means "no sound". In other words, a person with this disorder has lost their voice.

Subject(s):
Medicine Hearing, speech
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
30.12.2017 – 09:11 CET