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Arytenoid asymmetry in relation to vocal symptoms in singers

Show simple item record Hamdan A.-L. Husseini S.T. Halawi A. Sibai A.
dc.contributor.editor Mar-2011 2017-10-05T15:50:32Z 2017-10-05T15:50:32Z 2011
dc.identifier 10.1016/j.jvoice.2009.10.004
dc.identifier.issn 08921997
dc.description.abstract Objective: (1) To look at the prevalence of arytenoid asymmetry in singers with or without vocal symptoms and (2) to examine the correlation between arytenoid asymmetry and vocal symptoms. Patients and Methods: A total of 110 medical records and video recordings of singers were evaluated for the presence or absence of arytenoid asymmetry, in relation to the position of the corniculate cartilages, cuneiform cartilages, and the aryepiglottic angle. Results: The male to female ratio was 2:1. The age range varied between 15 and 39 years with a mean of 23.4 + 4.21 years. Almost 17percent had history of smoking. The prevalence of arytenoid asymmetry during adduction in the overall sample was 53.6percent. It was more common in males (74.6percent) and on the right side (76.2percent). The most common asymmetry was the cuneiform asymmetry accounting for 49.1percent of the total sample and 91.6percent of the total asymmetries. This was followed by aryepiglottic angle asymmetry in 31.9percent and corniculate asymmetry in 27.3percent of the total sample. Almost 25percent of the total sample had vocal symptoms. The most common vocal symptom was vocal fatigue occurring in 22.7percent, followed by hoarseness in 19percent and contracted range in 10.9percent of the cases. There was no correlation between any of the vocal symptoms and arytenoid asymmetry. All the P values were greater than 0.05. Conclusion: Arytenoid asymmetry during adduction is common in singers. There seem to be no correlation between arytenoid asymmetry and vocal symptoms. © 2011 The Voice Foundation.
dc.format.extent Pages: (241-244)
dc.language English
dc.publisher NEW YORK
dc.relation.ispartof Publication Name: Journal of Voice; Publication Year: 2011; Volume: 25; no. 2; Pages: (241-244);
dc.source Scopus
dc.title Arytenoid asymmetry in relation to vocal symptoms in singers
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.affiliation Hamdan, A.-L., Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Husseini, S.T., Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Halawi, A., Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Sibai, A., Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.authorAddress Hamdan, A.-L.; Department of Otolaryngology, American University of Beirut, P.O. Box 11-0236, Beirut, Lebanon; email:
dc.contributor.authorCorporate University: American University of Beirut Medical Center; Faculty: Faculty of Medicine; Department: Otolaryngology;
dc.contributor.authorDepartment Otolaryngology
dc.contributor.authorFaculty Faculty of Medicine
dc.contributor.authorInitials Hamdan, AL
dc.contributor.authorInitials Husseini, ST
dc.contributor.authorInitials Halawi, A
dc.contributor.authorInitials Sibai, A
dc.contributor.authorReprintAddress Hamdan, AL (reprint author), Amer Univ Beirut, Dept Otolaryngol, POB 11-0236, Beirut, Lebanon.
dc.contributor.authorUniversity American University of Beirut Medical Center
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dc.identifier.coden JOVOE
dc.identifier.pubmedID 20189346
dc.identifier.scopusID 79951954549
dc.publisher.address 360 PARK AVENUE SOUTH, NEW YORK, NY 10010-1710 USA
dc.relation.ispartOfISOAbbr J. Voice
dc.relation.ispartOfIssue 2
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitle Journal of Voice
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitleAbbr J. Voice
dc.relation.ispartOfVolume 25
dc.source.ID WOS:000288143900016
dc.type.publication Journal
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Arytenoid asymmetry
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Corniculate
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Vocal symptoms
dc.subject.otherIndex adduction
dc.subject.otherIndex adolescent
dc.subject.otherIndex adult
dc.subject.otherIndex article
dc.subject.otherIndex controlled study
dc.subject.otherIndex female
dc.subject.otherIndex hoarseness
dc.subject.otherIndex human
dc.subject.otherIndex larynx cartilage
dc.subject.otherIndex major clinical study
dc.subject.otherIndex male
dc.subject.otherIndex medical record
dc.subject.otherIndex muscle fatigue
dc.subject.otherIndex occupation
dc.subject.otherIndex smoking
dc.subject.otherIndex statistical analysis
dc.subject.otherIndex videorecording
dc.subject.otherIndex Adolescent
dc.subject.otherIndex Adult
dc.subject.otherIndex Arytenoid Cartilage
dc.subject.otherIndex Female
dc.subject.otherIndex Humans
dc.subject.otherIndex Laryngoscopy
dc.subject.otherIndex Lebanon
dc.subject.otherIndex Male
dc.subject.otherIndex Music
dc.subject.otherIndex Occupational Diseases
dc.subject.otherIndex Phonation
dc.subject.otherIndex Retrospective Studies
dc.subject.otherIndex Risk Assessment
dc.subject.otherIndex Risk Factors
dc.subject.otherIndex Severity of Illness Index
dc.subject.otherIndex Video Recording
dc.subject.otherIndex Voice Disorders
dc.subject.otherIndex Voice Quality
dc.subject.otherIndex Young Adult
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus CRICOARYTENOID JOINT
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus LARYNX
dc.subject.otherWOS Otorhinolaryngology

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