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Disease Stuttering

Name Stuttering
Synonyms Acquired Stuttering | Adult Stuttering | Childhood Stuttering | Developmental Stuttering | Stammering | Stuttering, Acquired | Stuttering, Adult | Stuttering, Childhood | Stuttering, Developmental | Stuttering, Familial Persistent 1
Definition A disturbance in the normal fluency and time patterning of speech that is inappropriate for the individual's age. This disturbance is characterized by frequent repetitions or prolongations of sounds or syllables. Various other types of speech dysfluencies may also be involved including interjections, broken words, audible or silent blocking, circumlocutions, words produced with an excess of physical tension, and monosyllabic whole word repetitions. Stuttering may occur as a developmental condition in childhood or as an acquired disorder which may be associated with BRAIN INFARCTIONS and other BRAIN DISEASES. (From DSM-IV, 1994)
Categories Nervous system disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D013342
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