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Glossary for Impaired speaking

Medical terms related to Impaired speaking or mentioned in this section include:

  • Bell's palsy: A one sided muscle paralysis of sudden onset due to a problem with the facial nerve
  • Botulism food poisoning: Extremely dangerous food poisoning requiring medical attention, but not always recognized because of its non-abdominal symptoms.
  • Cerebral Palsy: Any brain disorder causing movement disability
  • Chorea: The occurrence of rapid, jerky, dyskinetic movements that are involuntary
  • Communication symptoms: Symptoms related to problems with communication.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Guam disease: A nerve degeneration disorder that occurs particularly in Guam and involves progressive dementia and parkinsonism which ultimately leads to death.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems.
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Myasthenia Gravis: An autoimmune disorder which interferes with nerve impulses to muscles and hence results in weak, easily fatigued muscles.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Paralysis symptoms: Loss of body control and/or feeling.
  • Prion disease: A rare group of diseases that progressively impair brain and nervous system functioning. They may be caused by genetic mutations, occur for no obvious reason or may be transmitted through exposure to animals or people contaminated with prions e.g. eating contaminated beef can cause Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
  • Quinsy: Tonsil abscess
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Speech symptoms: Problems with speech or voice.
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia: A condition characterised by a failure of muscle coordination due to pathology arising in the spinocerebellar tract of the spinal cord
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Traumatic Brain Injury: Brain injury from trauma or accident.
  • Wallenberg's Syndrome: A rare neurological condition caused by a stroke (involving the cerebellar artery) and resulting in symptoms such as facial paralysis or weakness on one side of body.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Impaired speaking:

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