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Orofacial dysfunctions in children and adolescents with myotonic dystrophy type 1 - evaluation and intervention


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Title: Orofacial dysfunctions in children and adolescents with myotonic dystrophy type 1 - evaluation and intervention
Authors: Sjögreen, Lotta
E-mail: lotta.sjogreen@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 12-May-2010
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Audiology, Logopedics, Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy
Parts of work: I. Sjögreen L, Engvall M, Ekström AB, Lohmander A, Kiliaridis S, Tulinius M. Orofacial Dysfunction in Children and Adolescents with Myotonic Dystrophy. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2007 Jan; 49(1):18-22.
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II. Sjögreen L, Engvall M, Kiliaridis S, Tulinius M, Lohmander A. Development of Orofacial Functions in Young Individuals with Myotonic Dystrophy: a Retrospective Study. Journal of Medical Speech Language Pathology. 2008;18: 33–41.
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III. Sjögreen L, Lohmander A, Kiliaridis S. Exploration of quantitative methods for evaluation of lip function. Submitted

IV. Sjögreen L, Tulinius M, Kiliaridis S, Lohmander A. The effect of lip strengthening exercises in children and adolescents with myotonic dystrophy type 1. Submitted
Date of Defence: 2010-05-21
Disputation: Fredagen den 21 maj 2010, kl 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: myotonic dystrophy type 1
children
facial expression
dysarthria
dysphagia
drooling
lip force
lip mobility
3D motion analysis
oral screen
Abstract: Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) is a slowly progressive neuromuscular disease. The overall aim of this thesis was primarily to describe the characteristics, prevalence, and development of orofacial functions in a group of children and adolescents with DM1 and secondly to investigate the effect of lip strengthening exercises. In total, the study population consisted of 66 individuals with DM1, five with Möbius syndrome, six with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy and 106 healthy controls.... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8106-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/21937
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