Bulbar muscles

Bulbar muscles

Muscles of the mouth and throat responsible for speech and swallowing.
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Less commonly, the first symptoms are in the bulbar muscles ( muscles around the face and throat.
The main problems occur with the mouth, tongue and swallowing muscles as a result of the bulbar muscles being affected.
Neurologic examination showed normal cognition, asymmetric flaccid paralysis of the left arm and leg with absent reflexes, hyporeflexic weakness of the right arm and leg, and weakness of bulbar muscles (Table 2).