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Dysarthria MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dysarthria
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.150.500.800.150.200
C23.888.592.604.150.500.800.150.200
Unique ID
D004401
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004401
Scope Note
Disorders of speech articulation caused by imperfect coordination of pharynx, larynx, tongue, or face muscles. This may result from CRANIAL NERVE DISEASES; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES; CEREBELLAR DISEASES; BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES; BRAIN STEM diseases; or diseases of the corticobulbar tracts (see PYRAMIDAL TRACTS). The cortical language centers are intact in this condition. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p489)
Entry Term(s)
Dysarthosis
Dysarthria, Flaccid
Dysarthria, Guttural
Dysarthria, Mixed
Dysarthria, Scanning
Dysarthria, Spastic
Hyperkinetic Dysarthria
Hypokinetic Dysarthria
Scanning Speech
Previous Indexing
Speech Disorders (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see SPEECH DISORDERS 1963-1990
History Note
1991(1975); use SPEECH DISORDERS 1963-1990
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/17
Revision Date
2021/07/02
Dysarthria Preferred
Dysarthria, Flaccid Narrower
Hypokinetic Dysarthria Narrower
Dysarthria, Scanning Narrower
Dysarthria, Spastic Narrower
Hyperkinetic Dysarthria Narrower
Dysarthria, Guttural Narrower
Dysarthria, Mixed Narrower
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