What are the bulbar symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)?

Updated: Nov 13, 2019
  • Author: Kathleen Clem, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Andrew K Chang, MD, MS  more...
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The patient's family first notices slurring of words or choking during a meal. An aspiration event or acute respiratory symptoms of air hunger occur.


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