dysarthria


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impaired articulatory ability resulting from defects in the peripheral motor nerves or in the speech musculature

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She experienced a progressive improvement of ataxia and dysarthria during her hospital stay and was discharged after 1 week.
To summarize, hypotonia is generally associated with flaccid dysarthria and damage to the LMN pathway, whereas hypertonia occurs with spastic, hypokinetic (when consistent), and hyperkinetic (when fluctuating) disorders, and is associated with damage to the indirect UMN pathway and/or the basal ganglia control circuit [3,12-13].
Neurological examination of the patient revealed left hemiparesis, dysarthria, and homonymous hemianopsia of the left side with a National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale of 12.
Acute phase: A more rapidly progressive phase characterized by severe confusion, hallucinations, ataxia, dysarthria, myoclonic jerks and rarely seizures.
Dysarthria is a common feature of many conditions affecting the nervous system such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and cerebral palsy.
Her writings included: receptive methods and GIM for medical populations, GIM for those at the end of life, and applications of music therapy in pediatric radiotherapy, neurorehabilitation and for acquired dysarthria and high risk infants.
Bulbar paralysis is characterised by dysphagia, dysarthria and drooling, with varying degrees of loss of pharyngeal reflexes.
Neuropathology of FA is demonstrated by progressive ataxia, loss of coordination and reflexes, muscle weakness, dysarthria, extensor plantar responses, and is often associated with scoliosis and foot deformity (13).
3 weeks prior to presentation, she experienced a TIA-like episode, with right-sided facial and upper limb weakness, and dysarthria.
Speech abnormalities are common in all of the Parkinsonian syndromes and in MSA, and there is often a mixed dysarthria (problems in articulating speech) with ataxic and spastic elements.
Ani's mother sought hyperbaric oxygenation therapy (HBOT) for her at age 17, in the hope of improving Ani's dysarthria.