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Clinical case: Muscle tension (Shembel et al., 2021)

posted on 2021-11-11, 18:56 authored by Adrianna Shembel, Cory Atkinson, Lesley Childs
Purpose: The purpose of this problem-based learning case study is to review and interact with a clinical case involving a patient diagnosed with muscle tension dysphonia. Included in the case study is a case history, a voice sample, and a laryngeal exam.
Conclusions: The case study provides an opportunity to practice conducting an auditory-perceptual assessment and acoustic voice assessment on the provided voice sample. The case study also provides the opportunity to rate endoscopic and stroboscopic parameters on the laryngeal exam.

Supplemental Material S1. Acoustic voice sample.

Supplemental Material S2. Endoscopy.

Supplemental Material S3. Stroboscopy.

Shembel, A. C., Atkinson, C., & Childs, L. (2021). Clinical case study: Muscle tension dysphonia. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups. Advance online publication.