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Introduction: Dysarthria

Description of Dysarthria

Dysarthria: imperfect speech articulation due to disturbances of muscular control.
Source: Diseases Database

Dysarthria: imperfect speech articulation due to disturbances of muscular control.
Source: CRISP

Dysarthria: Disorders of speech articulation caused by imperfect coordination of pharynx, larynx, tongue, or face muscles. This may result from $CRANIAL NERVE DISEASES$; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES; CEREBELLAR DISEASES; BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES; BRAIN STEM diseases; or diseases of the corticobulbar tracts (see PYRAMIDAL TRACTS). The cortical language centers are intact in this condition. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p489).
Source: MeSH 2007

Dysarthria: Related Topics

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Dysarthria as a Symptom

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Broader terms for Dysarthria

Source - MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Dysarthria

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