speech abnormalities

speech abnormalities

abnormal or difficult function of speech.
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Speech abnormalities are common in all of the Parkinsonian syndromes and in MSA, and there is often a mixed dysarthria (problems in articulating speech) with ataxic and spastic elements.
Sapir said that the muscles controlling voice and speech are also affected by the disease in most patients, and there is some evidence suggesting that speech abnormalities may antecede the classic symptoms of the disease.