Flashcards in UUMN Deck (13):
UUMN is caused by damage to ____ on ____ side of brain that supplies cranial and spinal nerves involved in speech production.
UUMN is characterized by weakness in _____, ____, and _____ on opposite side of lesion.
lower face, lips and tongue
T or F? speech deficits caused by UUMN damage are usually less severe than w/ bilateral damage.
What is the most common cause of UUMN?
a type of stroke that results from small occlusion of one of the penetrating arteries that provides blood to the brain's deep structures.
What type of stroke is the most frequent cause UUMN dysarthria?
Lacunar syndromes include _______ and _____.
pure motor hemiparesis and dysarthria-clumsy hand syndrome
Lesions at left middle cerebral artery lead to ...
UUMN deficits, aphasia and apraxia
Lesions at right middle cerebral artery lead to...
UUMN deficits + neglect and cognitive deficits
nonspeech characteristics of UUMN dysarthria
-damage to muscles of lower face and tongue
The clinical signs for UUMN dysarthria are ____ to ______.
mild to moderate
What is the most prominent artic deficit with UUMN dysarthria?