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Glossary for Stuttering

Medical terms related to Stuttering or mentioned in this section include:

  • Aganglionosis, total intestinal: A developmental defect of the intestinal tract where the muscles of the intestines are unable to function and move food along the digestive tract. This form of Hirschsprung disease is differentiated from the other types by the location of the genetic defect.
  • Anxiety: Excessive worry, anxiety, or fear.
  • Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
  • Birth trauma: injury during labor and delivery
  • Brain infection: Inflammation of the parietal layer and the brain tissue.
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Cerebral Palsy: Any brain disorder causing movement disability
  • Child abuse: Physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect of child.
  • Cognitive impairment: General loss of mental or cognitive ability
  • Communication symptoms: Symptoms related to problems with communication.
  • Deafness: Partial or complete hearing loss
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Excitement: The sensation of increased anxiety and anticipation
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Frontotemporal dementia: A degenerative brain disease involving frontal and temporal brain lobes resulting in dementia. Degeneration of the frontal lobe causes behavioral and personality changes degeneration of the temporal lobe causes semantic dementia.
  • Head injury: Any injury that occurs to the head
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hearing Impairment: Impaired ability to hear.
  • Hearing impairment: Impaired ability to hear.
  • Hypertryptophanemia: A rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by high levels of tryptophan in the blood.
  • Mental retardation: Reduced mental ability or intelligence.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Olanzapine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Olanzapine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Partington X-linked mental retardation syndrome: A rare genetic syndrome involving mental retardation, abnormal movements, seizures and ataxia. The syndrome is inherited in a X-linked manner which means that females are carriers but only males display the symptoms.
  • Personality symptoms: Symptoms or changes to the personality.
  • Pick's disease of the brain: A degenerative brain disease involving the frontal and temporal brain lobes resulting primarily in progressive dementia and loss of motor and language functions. It is characterized by the presence of proteins called Pick bodies in damaged nerve cells.
  • Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: An episode that resembles and epileptic seizure but is a psychological manifestation. True epileptic seizures result from abnormal electrical activity in the brain. The condition often stems from some sort of severe emotional trauma such as childhood sex abuse.
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Society problems: Difficulty interacting in society.
  • Speech symptoms: Problems with speech or voice.
  • Stress: Emotional stress (sometimes refers to physical stress)
  • Stroke: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Stuttering: also known as stammering wherein the flow of speech is disrupted by involuntary repetations and prolongation of sounds
  • TIA: Transient ischemic accident
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Stuttering:

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