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691 Possible Causes for Drooling, Dysarthria

  • Wilson Disease

    Wilson disease (WD) is a neurodegenerative disorder, which presents as a spectrum of neurologic manifestations that includes tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, dystonia, chorea, dysarthria[] The proband, a 17-year-old boy, visited our hospital due to abnormal behaviors including generalized slow movement, dysphagia, drooling and ataxia.[] Initially, the patient presented with akathisia, sialorrhea, oromandibular dystonia (occasionally grimacing) and slight dysarthria.[]

  • Botulism

    A 60-year-old man was hospitalized with blurred vision, diplopia, and dysarthria.[] In the infant, clinical symptoms are usually unspecific such as poor feeding, weak suck, feeble cry, drooling, followed by a symmetric, descending, flaccid paralysis beginning[] Later symptoms include: trouble swallowing saliva, which causes excessive drooling generalised muscle weakness breathing difficulties.[]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    AT manifests as ataxia, apraxia, telangiectasia, and dysarthria. Common ophthalmologic findings in AT include fine conjunctival telangiectasia.[] […] including microcephaly, profound motor and mental retardation, small hands and feet, severely and progressively reduced muscle tone with slackly protruding abdomen and undue drooling[] Prior to cancer therapy, all had non-progressive atypical neurological abnormalities, with onset by age 30 months, including dysarthria, dyskinesia, hypotonia and/or dystonia[]

  • Athetoid Cerebral Palsy

    […] coordinated movements and may result in involuntary grimacing and tongue thrusting which may lead to swallowing problems, drooling and slurred speech, a condition known as dysarthria[] […] by the teacher drooling scale (TDS) and salivary flow rate (SFR).[] Sometimes the face muscles, tongue, and throat are affected, causing drooling, grimacing, and difficulty speaking or dysarthria.[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    This male patient developed dysarthria at the age of 52 years, and bulbar symptoms progressed, with weakness and atrophy in the extremities.[] Patients may notice increase in their saliva and drooling. Insomnia can occur because of difficulty turning in bed, anxiety and depression.[] We report a 68-year-old man with moderate dysarthria, fasciculations, short neck, hearing deficit, and low posterior hairline.[]

  • Stroke

    A nine-week pregnant 33-year-old female presented with sudden-onset right-sided hemiparesis, hemisensory loss, dysarthria and homonymous hemianopia.[] This may cause you to drool saliva. Problems with balance, co-ordination, vision, speech, communication or swallowing. Dizziness or unsteadiness.[] A 67-year-old right-handed woman presented with dysarthria, left upper extremity weakness and right-sided neglect of 3 hours duration.[]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Other clinical features include secondary motor symptoms (eg, hypomimia, dysarthria, dysphagia, sialorrhoea, micrographia, shuffling gait, festination, freezing, dystonia,[] It can also increase the likelihood of drooling or choking while eating. Fear of choking and other eating problems may put you at risk for inadequate nutrition.[] Gradual loss of automatic movement, which may lead to decreased blinking, decreased frequency of swallowing and drooling A stooped, flexed posture with bending at the elbows[]

  • Scorpion Sting

    They had cerebellar type of dysarthria and cerebellar signs on both sides along with incoordination.[] […] is used to combat parasympathetic effects scorpion sting A toxic systemic response to scorpion venom Clinical SOB, opisthotonus, nasal and periorbital itching, dysphasia, drooling[] On her way to hospital, her condition further deteriorated and developed upper and lower air way obstructive symptoms with drooling of saliva, stridor and respiratory distress[]

  • Huntington's Disease

    We report the case of a 42-year-old man with a 5-year history of gait disturbance, dysarthria and cognitive impairment and familial antecedents of dementia and movement disorders[] Early-onset Huntington’s disease causes mental, emotional, and physical changes, such as: drooling clumsiness slurred speech slow movements frequent falling rigid muscles[] Fifteen years later he manifested with dysarthria, difficulties with swallowing and involuntary movement.[]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    This study describes the use of a neuroplasticity-principled speech treatment approach (LSVT( )LOUD) with children who have dysarthria secondary to cerebral palsy.[] Often, there can be additional medical concerns such as feeding and nutritional difficulties, drooling, and respiratory symptoms.[] Facial muscles may be affected causing distorted facial movements and drooling.[]

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