Upper Motor Neuron Symptoms

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What symptoms can I expect with upper motor neuron involvement?

Upper Motor Neuron Symptoms

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.

   

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