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Hoarseness

Hoarseness Hoarse voice, or dysphonia, is a common presenting complaint in primary care and an important source of patient morbidity. The underlying pathology can vary from benign to immediately life-threatening and structured clinical assessment is essential in differentiating causes and determining management. In this article, we discuss the clinical approach, aetiology and management of the wide range of conditions that lead to dysphonia and provide guidance on referral to specialist care. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png InnovAiT: Education and inspiration for general practice SAGE

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Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
© The Author(s) 2018
ISSN
1755-7380
eISSN
1755-7399
DOI
10.1177/1755738018766202
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Abstract

Hoarse voice, or dysphonia, is a common presenting complaint in primary care and an important source of patient morbidity. The underlying pathology can vary from benign to immediately life-threatening and structured clinical assessment is essential in differentiating causes and determining management. In this article, we discuss the clinical approach, aetiology and management of the wide range of conditions that lead to dysphonia and provide guidance on referral to specialist care.

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InnovAiT: Education and inspiration for general practiceSAGE

Published: Jun 1, 2018

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