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Neurological manifestations in speech after snake bite: a rare case

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Author(s): Dharam Vir | Sachin Sakhuja | Dipti Gupta | Munish Modi | Naresh Panda

Journal: Pan African Medical Journal
ISSN 1937-8688

Volume: 4;
Issue: 13;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: Snake bite | speech therapy | flaccid dysarthria | dysarthria

ABSTRACT
The patient was admitted after reporting a snake bite from which he later developed neurological signs and symptoms among which a flaccid dysarthria. The patient underwent speech therapy and showed significant improvement over a short period of time. The favorable outcome of the present study highlights the role of speech therapy in such cases, where it often remains un-emphasized

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