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1

UUMN is caused by damage to ____ on ____ side of brain that supplies cranial and spinal nerves involved in speech production.

UMN
one

2

UUMN is characterized by weakness in _____, ____, and _____ on opposite side of lesion.

lower face, lips and tongue

3

T or F? speech deficits caused by UUMN damage are usually less severe than w/ bilateral damage.

True

4

What is the most common cause of UUMN?

Stroke

5

a type of stroke that results from small occlusion of one of the penetrating arteries that provides blood to the brain's deep structures.

Lacunar Infarct

6

What type of stroke is the most frequent cause UUMN dysarthria?

lacunar infarct

7

Lacunar syndromes include _______ and _____.

pure motor hemiparesis and dysarthria-clumsy hand syndrome

8

Lesions at left middle cerebral artery lead to ...

UUMN deficits, aphasia and apraxia

9

Lesions at right middle cerebral artery lead to...

UUMN deficits + neglect and cognitive deficits

10

nonspeech characteristics of UUMN dysarthria

-damage to muscles of lower face and tongue

11

The clinical signs for UUMN dysarthria are ____ to ______.

mild to moderate

12

What is the most prominent artic deficit with UUMN dysarthria?

imprecise artic

13

UUUMN pt complaints

-slurred speech/difficulty speaking
-thick/heavy tongue
-drooling
-drooping lower face
-dysphagia