Aphasia

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Aphasia
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2012-12-27 20:34:24
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  1. Broca
    • Posterior inferior frontal gyrus
    • Nonfluent, effortful, slow halting speech, impaired repeition, better auditory comprehension

    • Fluency: -
    • Auditory Comp: +
    • Repetition: -
  2. Transcortical Motor Aphasia
    • Superior frontal lobe
    • Echolalia, perseveration, nonfluent, intact repetiton skills, generall good comprehension

    • Fluency: -
    • Auditory Comp: +
    • Repetition: +
  3. Global
    • Most severe form of nonfluent aphasia
    • Greatly reduced fluency, impaired repetition, auditory comprehension limited to single words at best

    • Fluency: -
    • Auditory Comp: -
    • Repetition: -
  4. Wernicke
    • Superior temporal gyrus
    • Impaired repetition skills, poor auditory comprehension, neglogism, circumlocution, jargon

    • Fluency: +
    • Auditory Comp: -
    • Repetition: -
  5. Transcortical Sensory Aphasia
    Problems with reading; good ability to repeat phrases; fairly fluent speech with poor naming ability; unaware of speech errors; tendency for echolalia

    • Fluency: +
    • Auditory Comp: -
    • Repetition: +
  6. Conduction
    • Region between Broca and Wernicke (arucate fasiculus)
    • Impaired repetition, near normal auditory comprehension

    • Fluency: +
    • Auditory Comp: +
    • Repetition: -
  7. Anomic
    • Angular gyrus, second temporal gyrus
    • Most language functions, except for naming, are relatively unimpaired

    • Fluency: +
    • Auditory Comp: +
    • Repetition: +

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