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Pseudobulbar Palsy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pseudobulbar Palsy
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.622.714
C23.888.592.636.711
Unique ID
D020828
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020828
Scope Note
A syndrome characterized by DYSARTHRIA, dysphagia, dysphonia, impairment of voluntary movements of tongue and facial muscles, and emotional lability. This condition is caused by diseases that affect the motor fibers that travel from the cerebral cortex to the lower BRAIN STEM (i.e., corticobulbar tracts); including MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS; MOTOR NEURON DISEASE; and CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p489)
Entry Term(s)
Dysarthria, Pseudobulbar
Paralysis, Pseudobulbar
Pseudobulbar Mutism
Pseudobulbar Paralysis
Pseudobulbar Paresis
Pseudobulbar Syndrome
Spastic Bulbar Palsy
NLM Classification #
WL 346
Previous Indexing
Bulbar Palsy, Progressive (1966-1982)
Paralysis (1982-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; for PSEUDOBULBAR PARALYSIS and PARALYSIS, PSEUDOBULBAR see PARALYSIS 1985-1999
History Note
2000; for PSEUDOBULBAR PARALYSIS and PARALYSIS, PSEUDOBULBAR use PARALYSIS 1985-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/05
Pseudobulbar Palsy Preferred
Pseudobulbar Mutism Related
Dysarthria, Pseudobulbar Narrower
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