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289 Possible Causes for Difficulty Vocalizing, Motor Symptoms

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Olfactory deficit is considered the most common NMS in PD preceding the motor symptoms for years.[] Other potential causes of intraoperative difficulties breathing include bilateral vocal cord palsy, positional asphyxia, and silent aspiration.[] In this revised version the MDS task force decided it was necessary to extend the review to non-motor symptoms.[]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    The Parkinson’s community acknowledges that there are many important non-motor symptoms as well as motor symptoms.[] These can affect any part of the body, including the arms, legs, trunk, face and vocal cords.[] Most scales are based on motor symptoms, but other scales focus on non-motor symptoms.[]

  • Dementia with Lewy Bodies

    […] the psychiatric and motor symptoms.[] Regardless of the presence of core features and prodromal non-motor symptoms, this progression is suggested when there are difficulties only in higher-level visual processing[] ZNS may be useful for the treatment of motor symptoms in DLB patients.[]

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    All these non-motor symptoms in PSP mimicked those of multiple system atrophy.[] Objective: To review the cognitive and behavioral features of the different atypical parkinsonian syndromes in which motor symptoms dominate early clinical symptomology: multiple[] However, a proportion of PSP patients never develops ocular motor symptoms, which prevents clinicians from establishing the diagnosis during lifetime according to current[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Cognitive impairment may occur before the motor symptoms.[] Eventually extensive muscle atrophy eliminates one's ability to vocalize and speak altogether. Patients may also experience difficulty chewing and swallowing.[] ALS typically announces itself with persistent weakness or spasticity in an arm or leg (80 percent of all cases), causing difficulty using the affected limb.[]

  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction

    […] neuron injury, movement disorders) • Nonorganic causes (eg, factitious symptoms or malingering; conversion disorder) 22 • Reactive airway disease.[] This leaves only a small opening for air to flow into your windpipe, and this causes breathing difficulty. How is Vocal Cord Dysfunction Diagnosed?[] Cukier-Blaj and colleagues report a high prevalence of reflux symptoms in patients with VCD and propose that a protective laryngeal motor adaptation occurs in which reflexive[]

  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

    Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 4B1 (CMT4B1) is an autosomal recessive motor and sensory demyelinating neuropathy characterized by the association of early-onset neurological symptoms[] When both the vocal cords are damaged, it may cause a life-threatening difficulty in breathing.[] Polyphasic motor units have 4 or more phases and herald nerve regeneration ( Figure 4 ).[]

  • Laryngeal Disease

    Neuropharmacological treatments can be very useful in treating general motor symptoms of the neurologic condition.[] Vocal cord cysts or polyps – benign (non-cancerous or life-threatening) growths on the vocal cords.[] In addition to affecting speech, vocal cord paralysis can cause coughing and difficulty swallowing, as food or liquids may slip into the trachea (windpipe) and lungs.[]

  • Sjögren Syndrome

    Abstract We present a case of a 67-year-old woman admitted from the neurology clinic for further investigations of progressive ataxia and sensory symptoms.[] Others experience blurred vision, constant eye discomfort, recurrent mouth infections, swollen parotid glands, dysphonia (vocal disorders including hoarseness), and difficulty[] The degree of severity of motor dysfunction will vary from one person to another.[]

  • Extrinsic Laryngeal Carcinoma

    […] licensed health care provider, any type V5362 Speech screening V5363 Language screening ICD-10 codes covered if selection criteria are met : F44.4 Conversion disorder with motor[] Assess or inquire about the following: Weight loss Fatigue Pain Difficulty breathing or swallowing Vocal changes noted by the patient and his or her family Ear pain Coughing[] Complications include infection (wound drainage, poor wound healing, fever, achiness, chills), airway obstruction and tracheostomy stenosis (noisy respirations, difficulty[]

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