rhinolalia


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rhinolalia

(ˌraɪnəʊˈleɪlɪə)
n
(Medicine) a nasal tone to the voice which is caused by a defect in the nasal passages. Also called: rhinophonia
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In case of extraperitoneal perforation, atypical signs and symptoms, such as rhinolalia, pneumomediastinum, pneumoretroperitoneum, subcutaneous emphysema, dyspnea, and chest discomfort may develop [4, 5].
In addition, they all had pyramidal signs, rhinolalia, and Babinski's sign.
Generally, quality of life issues occur with varying frequency after open resection, and they include immediate postoperative toxicity, such as severe rhinolalia, dysphagia, hemorrhage, a longer postoperative hospital stay, slower recovery, tracheotomy dependence, PEG dependence (30%), and aesthetic considerations.
It was first described in 1976.1 The disorder typically affects boys at ages of 2-18 years with sudden onset rhinolalia clausa and nasal regurgitation of fluids.
The patient having undergone a nasal septoplasty surgery under general anaesthesia six months back had increasing breathing problems and suffered from hypernasal speech (rhinolalia aperta) and difficulty in eating.