54 Possible Causes for Difficulty Vocalizing, Hypomimia

  • Dementia with Lewy Bodies

    Mental symptoms similar to those of Alzheimer’s disease include: Problems with attention and alertness Spatial disorientation Difficulties with planning and reasoning Memory[clinical-partners.co.uk] Physical symptoms similar to those of Parkinson’s disease include: Slowness and stiffness Trembling of the limbs Shuffling when walking Loss of facial expression Loss of vocal[clinical-partners.co.uk]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Vocal Rehabilitation in Medical Speech-Language Pathology . Austin: Pro-Ed; 2004. 209-69. Perez KS, Ramig LO, Smith ME, Dromey C.[emedicine.medscape.com] Other clinical features include secondary motor symptoms (eg, hypomimia, dysarthria, dysphagia, sialorrhoea, micrographia, shuffling gait, festination, freezing, dystonia,[jnnp.bmj.com] Typically asymmetric The most common initial finding is a resting tremor in an upper extremity Over time, patients experience progressive bradykinesia, rigidity, and gait difficulty[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3
  • Neuroferritinopathy

    , tight, or groaning voice Orolingual dyskinesia (difficulty performing voluntary movements of the mouth and tongue, like chewing) Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) Eye problems[nbiacure.org] While 35% developed facial hypomimia and bradykinesia not directly related to their dystonia; only one individual developed a pure rest tremor, and another had tremor present[academic.oup.com] […] different ways, including stuttering, slurring, or soft or raspy speech Dysphonia (movement of the vocal cords is forced and strained) Results in a jerky, quivery, hoarse[nbiacure.org]

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    In the early stages, PSP can be difficult to distinguish from PD as both patients develop hypomimia, shuffling gait, freezing and bradykinesia [ 5 ].[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com]

  • Parkinsonian Disorder

    Vocal Symptoms In addition to the five core motor symptoms of Parkinson’s, changes in the voice are commonly experienced.[apdaparkinson.org] On withdrawing the drugs or decreasing the dose, these difficulties usually clear.[dartmouth.edu] In addition to a general slowness of movement, the bradykinesia of Parkinson’s disease is typically demonstrated by a reduced or mask-like expression of the face (hypomimia[apdaparkinson.org]

  • Juvenile Paralysis Agitans of Hunt

    High spinal cord injuries may cause difficulties in breathing.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Hypomimia- “masked facies”,expressionless face, blinking Speech abnormalities- Hypophonia: soft voice Aprosody of speech: monotonous and lack of inflection Tachyphemia: do[slideplayer.com] The facial expression is markedly different from the hypomimia and masking of PD.[neupsykey.com]

  • Parkinson-Dementia Syndrome

    Vocal Rehabilitation in Medical Speech-Language Pathology . Austin: Pro-Ed; 2004. 209-69. Perez KS, Ramig LO, Smith ME, Dromey C.[emedicine.medscape.com] Typically asymmetric The most common initial finding is a resting tremor in an upper extremity Over time, patients experience progressive bradykinesia, rigidity, and gait difficulty[emedicine.medscape.com] […] therapeutic benefit from levodopa A faster rate of motor progression may also be predicted if the patient is male, has associated comorbidities, and has postural instability/gait difficulty[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Rett Syndrome

    However, motor difficulties and seizure activity may become more pronounced.[brainfoundation.org.au] They include decreased ability to move, slow movement (bradykinesia), uncontrollable muscle spasms (dystonia) and limited facial expression (hypomimia).[uscucedd.org] Some affected people may develop symptoms similar to those seen in Parkinson’s disease (parkinsonism), such as a decreased expression in face (hypomimia), rigidity, and tremor[rarediseases.org]

  • Bardet-Biedl Syndrome 10

    Be sure that you use vocalizations along with these gestures, e.g., “Car, you want the car!” 7) Begin to read simple books.[bardetbiedl.org] Progressive vision loss due to retinal dystrophy, together with moderate intellectual deficit (when present), behavioral anomalies, hypomimia and obesity will affect the social[orpha.net] From survey responses and from a specialist speech and language assessment of four BBS children, vocal and speech defects are the main components of this deficit.[jmg.bmj.com]

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