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Pseudobulbar palsy
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ICD-9 335.23
DiseasesDB 10826
MeSH D020828

Pseudobulbar palsy is bilateral impairment of the function of the lower cranial nerves IX, X, XI and XII which control the muscles of eating, swallowing and talking. It is the result of an upper motor neuron lesion to the corticobulbar pathways in the pyramidal tract.

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Bulbar palsy is a similar disorder but is caused by lower motor neuron lesions

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