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458 Possible Causes for Dysarthria, Unable to Stand

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Symptoms of alcohol poisoning: Unable to stand or walk, or can only do so with difficulty Only vaguely aware of their surroundings Difficulty breathing Passed out or in a[mcwell.nd.edu] The first patient (female, 50 years old) had dysarthria, nystagmus and trunk ataxia on admission. Her blood alcohol level was 2.3‰.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of alcohol poisoning: Unable to stand or walk, or can only do so with difficult Only vaguely aware of his surroundings Difficulty breathing Passed out or in a stupor[ramapo.edu]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Patients may be unable to stand or walk despite reasonable strength, especially when ophthalmoparesis or impaired proprioception is present.[emedicine.medscape.com] Facial weakness, dysphasia or dysarthria may develop. In severe cases, muscle weakness may lead to respiratory failure.[patient.info] In many cases other cranial nerves may also be involved, with the possibilities of coexistent dysphagia and dysarthria.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    People in this stage require wheelchairs, and they’re often unable to stand on their own without falling. Around-the-clock assistance is required to prevent falls.[healthline.com] […] hypertonia), awkward body movements (ataxia) often involving a slow, staggering, lurching gait (athetosis) that may be mistaken for drunkenness, slurred speech and swallowing (dysarthria[rarediseases.org] (This is known medically as “dysarthria.”) This can make it more difficult for doctors to treat patients, or for caregivers to understand a patient’s needs.[aging.com]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    […] to move) and improved standing ability, step length, and walking speed.[britannica.com] Other clinical features include secondary motor symptoms (eg, hypomimia, dysarthria, dysphagia, sialorrhoea, micrographia, shuffling gait, festination, freezing, dystonia,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muller J, Wenning GK, Verny M, McKee A, Chaudhuri KR, Jellinger K, Poewe W, Litvan I (2001) Progression of dysarthria and dysphagia in postmortem-confirmed parkinsonian disorders[oadoi.org]

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    During the vertigo episodes, she was unable to walk, even stand due to expressed spinning of the surroundings around her and have had nausea, even vomiting.[slideshare.net] Dysarthria, difficulties to swallow, paresthesia and confusion possibly result from VBI.[symptoma.com] Symptoms from lightheadedness to slurred speech and dysarthria to loss of consciousness have been noted as customers bent their head and necks backwards to wash or rinse their[vestibular.org]

  • Binswanger Disease

    Their gaits had elements of both Parkinsonism and ataxia, which were most marked in 4 patients unable to stand unaided.[medigoo.com] […] small cerebral arteries Ataxia Autosomal recessive inheritance Babinski sign Dementia Diffuse demyelination of the cerebral white matter Diffuse white matter abnormalities Dysarthria[familydiagnosis.com] In addition, affected individuals may have difficulty with speech (dysarthria), swallowing (dysphagia), and urinary bladder control (incontinence).[rarediseases.org]

  • Conversion Disorder

    Evaluation Pathology: conversion disorder, manifested as ataxia Impairments: uncoordinated movements, poor balance in sitting and standing Functional limitations: difficulty[journals.lww.com] The symptoms include mild dysarthria to coma or sudden death. The initial subtle clinical presentation could lead to misdiagnosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Multiple reports have described patients with disordered articulation and prosody, often following acute aphasia, dysarthria, or apraxia of speech, which results in the perception[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Inability to maintain balance in a standing position means that you are unable to maintain an upright position while standing or walking without the assistance of another[ssa.gov] An 82-year-old woman developed neck weakness and dysarthria with antibodies against acetylcholine receptor (AChR) and low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 4 (LRP4[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] progression are available for ALS, but patient management is largely mediated by symptomatic therapies, such as the use of muscle relaxants for spasticity and speech therapy for dysarthria[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    She was able to stand unsupported, but was unable to walk.[doi.org] KEYWORDS: Acoustic analysis; Atypical Parkinsonian syndromes; Dysarthria; Parkinson’s disease; Perceptual assessment; Speech disorders; Voice onset time[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examination shortly before death revealed hypomimia, dysarthria, vertical supranuclear gaze palsy and impaired postural reflexes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    She was unable to transfer to and from the floor to stand independently, stand unsupported or take steps independently.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This study describes the use of a neuroplasticity-principled speech treatment approach (LSVT( )LOUD) with children who have dysarthria secondary to cerebral palsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Children with SNI who are unable to stand independently will not have the risk of orthostatic hypotension and associated fall.[doi.org]

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