speech disorder

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Noun1.speech disorder - a disorder of oral speech
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
anarthria - partial or total loss of articulate speech resulting from lesions of the central nervous system
aphonia, voicelessness - a disorder of the vocal organs that results in the loss of voice
cataphasia - a speech disorder in which the same word is repeated several times in succession
dysarthria - impaired articulatory ability resulting from defects in the peripheral motor nerves or in the speech musculature
dyslogia - impaired ability to express ideas verbally; usually resulting from difficulties of reasoning (as in feeblemindedness or certain psychoses)
dysphonia - speech disorder attributable to a disorder of phonation
lallation - defective articulation of the `l' phoneme or the phoneme `r' is pronounced as `l'
lambdacism - speech defect involving excessive use or unusual pronunciation of the phoneme `l'
lisp - a speech defect that involves pronouncing `s' like voiceless `th' and `z' like voiced `th'
stammer, stutter - a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds
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As she waited for answers, she suffered crippling migraines, memory loss, speech disturbances - and blacked out every time she looked down.
We very briefly mention speech disturbances due to motor problems, which are common in PD, because they are beyond the scope of this review.
These include speech disturbances, repetitive and/or compulsive behaviour, hyperactivity, anxiety, and difficulty to adapt to new environments, some with or without cognitive impairment.
These include speech disturbances, repetitive or compulsive behaviour, hyperactivity, anxiety and difficulty in adapting to new environments.
In children, intraoral lymphangioma, especially tongue lymphangioma leading to macroglossia, may cause speech disturbances, poor oral hygiene, mandibular prognathism, openbite, yawning, chewing difficulties, and maxillofacial deformities (1).
Clinically, speech disturbances like dysarthria (80%) were a dominant feature with ventricular involvement (THV).
Talon cusp may also cause minor problems such as speech disturbances, accidental cuspal fracture, tongue irritation and periodontal problems due to extreme occlusal forces.
This book presents an introduction to cognitive and behavioral aspects in clinical practice of neurology, what is of great importance in differential diagnostics of speech disturbances in bilinguals.
Individuals affected by CS commonly present with headache, confusion, speech disturbances, motor deficits, visual abnormalities, seizures, altered mental state, vertigo, sensory impairment, vomiting and ataxia.
Of the 64 patients, 22 (34.4%) presented with speech disturbances, 30 (46.9%) with unilateral weakness and 12 (18.8%) with unilateral numbness.
(10,11) The most common neurologic signs include coordination problems, cognitive defects, limb paresis, and speech disturbances. (6) As tracked by MRI, PML lesions typically first appear subcortically in the frontal and parietal lobes; however, demyelinated plaques can also be observed in deep gray structures, the cerebellum, brainstem, and even the spinal cord.
The major clinical features of cerebral toxoplasmosis are headache, hemiparesis, speech disturbances, cerebellar dysfunction and cranial nerve palsies.