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Dysarthria: Introduction

Dysarthria: Dysarthria is a motor speech disorder characterized by difficulty forming and expressing words that is the result of injury to or pathology of the nervous system. See detailed information below for a list of 179 causes of Dysarthria, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Dysarthria:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Dysarthria. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Dysarthria:

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Dysarthria: Symptom Checker

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Dysarthria Treatments

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Dysarthria: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Dysarthria

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Dysarthria: Deaths

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Causes of Dysarthria listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Dysarthria as a symptom include:

Definitions of Dysarthria:

Imperfect speech articulation due to disturbances of muscular control.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Imperfect speech articulation due to disturbances of muscular control.
- (Source - CRISP)

Organs affected by Dysarthria:

The list of organs typically affected by Dysarthria may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Dysarthria

The list below shows some of the causes of Dysarthria mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Dysarthria?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Dysarthria. Of the 179 causes of Dysarthria that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 2 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 8 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 167 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Dysarthria:

The following list of conditions have 'Dysarthria' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Dysarthria:

The following list of medical conditions have Dysarthria or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Dysarthria Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Dysarthria based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Dysarthria?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Dysarthria, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Dysarthria:

    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Dysarthria:

    Medical Conditions associated with Dysarthria:

    Slurred speech (250 causes), Speech symptoms (1393 causes), Communication symptoms (1386 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Dysarthria:

    Joint pain (773 causes), Joint symptoms (1430 causes), Stiff joints (258 causes), Stroke (192 causes), Painful mouth ulcers, Poliomyelitis (5 causes), Myasthenia gravis, Enlarged tongue (29 causes), Friedreich's ataxia, Spinocerebellar ataxias, Wilson's disease (2 causes), Wolfram's disease, Brainstem tumor

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