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Various types and etiologies

Type of Aphasia caused by lesion(s) in the left posterior inferior frontal lobe Broca's Aphasia
Severely impaired fluencyRelatively spared auditory comprehensionAgrammatismAbnormal prosodyArticulation impairmentRelatively poor repetitionAnomia Can utter automatic speech (“hello”)Are the characteristics of ________ Aphasia Broca's Aphasia
Type of Aphasia caused by lesion(s)to anterior superior frontal lobesuperior to Broca’s area Transcortical Motor Aphasia
Horseshoe-shaped area that surrounds the sylvian fissure in the temporal and frontal lobes. It perceives and integrates language with other cerebral activities, and articulates its expression Perisylvian Arc
Section of the brain; Functions in comprehension and formulation of language; Lesion in this area will cause receptive aphasia with defective use of words, meaningless verbiage, lack of comprehension Wernicke’s Area
Characterized by a language disturbance with relatively fluent speech output9+ words Fluent Aphasia
Characterized by a language disturbance with disrupted, non-fluent output0-5 words Non-Fluent Aphasia
Characterized by a language disturbance with relatively fluent speech outputUsually subcortical6-8 words Boarderline Aphasia
Global aphasia,Broca’s aphasia,Transcortical motor aphasia,Mixed nonfluent aphasia, Non-Fluent Aphasia Types
Paucity of speech or nonverbal (Abulia-lack of speech),Agrammatism,Slow and effortful speech,Poor repetition,Paraphasic errors and perseveration (stuck-in-set) Language characteristics of Non-Fluent Aphasia
Excessive pausesNormal comprehensionProsodic disturbances Non-Language characteristics of Non-Fluent Aphasia
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