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"Hot potato voice" in peritonsillitis: a misnomer.

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The "hot potato voice" is widely recognized as a symptom of peritonsillar cellulitis or abscess; yet there have been no studies assessing the resonance characteristics of the vocal tract in peritonsillitis. Analysis was undertaken of formant frequencies in the articulation of the vowels /i:/. /a:/ and /u:/ in six subjects with peritonsillitis and compared with articulation once the peritonsillitis had settled. Significant variation was found in F1 when articulating /i:/ and in F2 when articul...

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Journal:
Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice Foundation More from this journal
Volume:
20
Issue:
4
Pages:
616-622
Publication date:
2006-12-01
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EISSN:
1873-4588
ISSN:
0892-1997
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:148280
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uuid:8ab976b1-ac69-405a-b2dd-5e82ba6207b6
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148280
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2012-12-19

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