Pseudobulbar palsy

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Pseudobulbar palsy
ICD-9 335.23
DiseasesDB 10826
MeSH D020828

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

Overview

Pseudobulbar palsy is bilateral impairment of the function of the lower cranial nerves 9, 10, 11 and 12 due to upper motor neurone lesion of the bulbar muscles from lesions of the corticobulbar pathways in the pyramidal tract.

Causes

Symptoms

These include:

Signs

These include:

Bulbar palsy is a similar disorder but is caused by lower motor neurone lesions

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