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Alexia Loss of ability to read to to loss of assoc. area
Ataxia Uncoordinated gait
Aphasia Lack of ability to communicate
Apraxia Have motor capability to do a specific movement but unable to put the steps together
Neglect CVA in the parietal lobe, dont recognize impaired side of body, impaired perception of vertical
Paresis Muscle weakness
Dysphagia difficulty swallowing
Dysarthria Difficulty articulating words due to weakness of in_coordination of speech muscles
Flaccid Dysarthria Breathy voice
Spastic Dysarthria Irregular voice cutting in and out
Kinesthesia Ability to tell size and shape of objects by feel
Global Aphasia Both broca & wernicke aphasia
Visual Agnosia Inability to recognize familiar objects and faces
Broca Aphasia Loss of expressive or oral expression
Pusher Syndrome Actively lean & push toward affected side
Cortical Blindness Inability to process incoming visual info
Motor Preservation Involuntary persistence of the same motor response regardless of stimulation or its duration
Thalamic Pain Syndrome intolerable burning pain
Wernicke Aphasia language comprehension
Created by: lcox