Worster Drought syndrome

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Worster Drought syndrome

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The terms "Worster Drought syndrome" returned 2 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Worster-Drought syndrome: poorly recognized despite severe and persistent difficulties with feeding and speech.
 

Author(s): Maria Clark, Rebecca Harris, Nicola Jolleff, Katie Price, Brian G R Neville

Journal: Dev Med Child Neurol. 2010 Jan;52(1):27-32.

 

Worster-Drought syndrome (WDS), or congenital suprabulbar paresis, is a permanent movement disorder of the bulbar muscles causing persistent difficulties with swallowing, feeding, speech, and saliva control owing to a non-progressive disturbance in early brain development. As such, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Worster-Drought syndrome: case report and distinction in relation to Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome].
 

Author(s): Fernanda Queirós, Gleison Duarte, Cecília Correia, Juliana Gomes Sérgio, Camila Vila-Nova, Rita Lucena

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2004 Sep;62(3B):906-10.

 

Worster-Drought syndrome is a clinical entity resulting from cortico-nuclear tract or cerebral cortex injury, without defined etiology, characterized by alteration of the muscles that control the lips, jaw, tongue, soft palate and pharynx. The main clinical manifestations are alterations ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Worster Drought syndrome" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Foix-Chavany-Marie (anterior operculum) syndrome in childhood: a reappraisal of Worster-Drought syndrome.
 

Author(s): H J Christen, F Hanefeld, E Kruse, S Imhäuser, J P Ernst, M Finkenstaedt

Journal: Dev Med Child Neurol. 2000 Feb;42(2):122-32.

 

Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome (FCMS) is a distinct clinical picture of suprabulbar (pseudobulbar) palsy due to bilateral anterior opercular lesions. Symptoms include anarthria/severe dysarthria and loss of voluntary muscular functions of the face and tongue, and problems with mastication ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The Worster-Drought syndrome: a severe test of paediatric neurodisability services?
 

Author(s): B Neville

Journal: Dev Med Child Neurol. 1997 Nov;39(11):782-4.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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