Symptoms revealing upper motor neuron involvement include:
· Loss of dexterity or the ability to coordinate movements
· Loss of muscle strength
· Spasticity or muscle stiffness
· Hyperreflexia or increased reflexes
· Spastic Bulbar Palsy
Spastic Bulbar Palsy is a syndrome characterized by Dysphagia or difficulty swallowing, tongue involvement, Dysarthria or difficulty speaking, and slurred or nasally speech.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|