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Hypernasal Speech

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Overview

    • Listen For

    • Speech that is excessively nasal in quality, particularly on articulating vowels. Nasal emissions (air escaping through the nose) may occur on articulating consonants.
    • Significance

    • Hypernasal speech is associated with flaccid dysarthria, due to a lower motor neuron lesion.
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