DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for pseudobulbar palsy

Pseudobulbar palsy [DOID:12680]

Pseudobulbar palsy results from an upper motor neuron lesion to the corticobulbar pathways in the pyramidal tract. Patients have difficulty chewing, swallowing and demonstrate slurred speech (often initial presentation). Individuals with pseudobulbar palsy also demonstrate inappropriate emotional outbursts.

Synonyms:  pseudobulbar palsy,  DOID:12680,  Pseudobulbar palsy (disorder),  pseudobulbar paralysis,  Pseudobulbar palsy disorder ...