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2,214 Possible Causes for Aphasia

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    When he woke up 8 h later, right-sided hemiparesis and aphasia were observed, and cerebral CT already revealed irreversible ischemic changes.[]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    The result WAB for the patient showed severe aphasia, with an aphasia quotient of 45.3 percentile.[] […] accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment, because the verbal auditory agnosia tends to be easily misdiagnosed as hearing impairment, cognitive dysfunction and sensory aphasia[] Stabilized patients with neurorehabilitation needs may be referred to our Concussion Clinic , Aphasia (communication difficulties) Clinic , or Neuropsychology Clinic , depending[]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Abstract We report a 44-year-old woman, with a family history of early-onset dementia, presenting with primary progressive aphasia.[] In contrast to the participants with AD, the man with progressive nonfluent aphasia had no improvement in naming ability.[] Another patient presented at age 54 years with logopenic progressive aphasia and, at autopsy, showed both frontotemporal lobar degeneration with TDP-43 inclusions and AD.[]

  • Status Epilepticus

    KEYWORDS: Aphasia; Diagnosis; Electroencephalogram; Prognosis; Status[] Six months later, the patient again exhibited global aphasia. Brain MRI showed tumefactive white matter lesion in the left temporo-parietal lobes.[] In the second patient, Broca's aphasia disappeared spontaneously.[]

  • Stroke

    Approximately one third of people who have a stroke experience aphasia. To assess the effects of speech and language therapy (SLT) for aphasia following stroke.[] One of the most frequent symptoms of unilateral stroke is aphasia, the impairment or loss of language functions.[] Studies there showed that she too had global aphasia and right hemiparesis without Horner syndrome, and had an NIHSS score of 17.[]

  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    Common symptoms include visual impairment, ataxia, hemiparesis, and aphasia.[] […] brain herniation Manifestations resulting from focal brain injury Seizures (35-50%) ( Stam 2005 ) Focal neurologic deficits (25-71%) – hemianopsia, contralateral weakness, aphasia[] […] seizures Sagittal sinus thrombosis: motor deficits, bilateral deficits, seizures Lateral sinus thrombosis: isolated intracranial hypertension Left transverse sinus thrombosis: Aphasia[]

  • Vascular Dementia

    Transcortical sensory and motor aphasia was observed in four patients with thalamic hemorrhages and infarcts.[] Exclusion criteria : cases with disturbance of consciousness, delirium, psychosis, severe aphasia, or major sensorimotor impairment precluding neuropsychological testing.[] […] both: Memory impairment (impaired ability to learn new information or to recall previously learned information) One or more of the following cognitive disturbances: (a) aphasia[]

  • Epilepsy with Continuous Spike-and-Slow-Waves during Sleep

    Acquired Epileptic Aphasia and Related Conditions Sorry, the book that you are looking for is not available right now.[] As the rolandic region is part of the brain regions involved in speech production, acquired aphasia, i.e. loss of speech, can be a prominent feature in some patients.[] LKS is a particular presentation in which acquired aphasia is the core symptom. Seizures are not a mandatory feature.[]

  • Posterior Cerebral Artery Occlusion with Infarction

    In 8 patients aphasia was only explained by a PCA territory infarct. Three patients showed features of transcortical sensory aphasia.[] (a receptive aphasia similar to Wernicke's aphasia except that repetition is relatively spared); and Gerstmann's syndrome (a combination of acalculia, finger agnosia, agraphia[] Dominant hemisphere infarct is often associated expressive aphasia where as non-dominant infarct is associated with neglect syndrome.[]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    Once these clinical features were taken into account, neither aphasia, dysarthria, sensory loss, blood pressure values nor the duration of symptoms were found to improve explanation[] The neurological examination showed tetraplegia and hypalgesia below the C2 level, but neither facial palsy nor aphasia was found.[] Hanlon RE, Lux WE, Dromerick AW: Global aphasia without hemiparesis: language profiles and lesion distribution. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 1999;66:365–369.[]

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