Voice disorders: What are they?

Voice disorders: What are they?

Voice disorders also known as vocal disorders are all kinds of medical conditions that result in abnormal pitch, loudness or poor quality of the voice (sound produced by the larynx). Voice disorders affect speech production. They include but aren’t limited to vocal fold nodules, vocal cord paresis, vocal fold cysts, Chorditis, Puberphonia, Laryngitis, Laryngeal papillomatosis, Bogart-Bacall syndrome, Reinke’s edema and foreign accent syndrome.