Dysarthria - Glossary

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Carbamazepine: A drug used as an anti-convulsant.

Cerebral palsy: A condition characterized by difficulty in muscle coordination and other impairments like dysarthria usually due to brain damage either before or during birth.

Dysphagia: A condition characterized by swallowing difficulty.

Electromyography (EMG): A diagnostic test to assess the health of the muscles and the neurons controlling the muscles.

Multiple Sclerosis: A progressive, neurodegenerative condition due to damage to the sheaths of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. This condition is characterized by muscular numbness, stiffness, dysarthria, blurred vision and fatigue.

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