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broca s vs wernicke s aphasia

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience Neurology
Aphasias: Aphasia is a problem with language (with speech sounds being normal). Wernicke and broca's areas are regions of the brain where damage results in aph ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Different: Broca's aphasia is difficulty in expressing speech. Werniche's aphasia is difficulty in understanding speech. That's oversimplified but still an adequ ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Wernike Aphasia: Speech is fluent but often degenerates into random hard to follow "streams of consciousness, which may be peppered with non-words or made up words. Th ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Wernike Aphasia: Speech is fluent but often degenerates into random hard to follow "streams of consciousness, which may be peppered with non-words or made up words. Th ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Expressive speech: Brocas aphasia has been described as speech difficulty in which it's hard for the patient to express what they know they wanted to say. Coordination ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Trouble speaking: Broca's aphasia refers to an aphasia that usually occurs when a specific area of the brain suffers an injury, for example from a stroke or head injury ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
42 years experience Neurology
Wernicke's aphasia: Wernicke's aphasia patients have severe problems with communication. They even do not undertand their own language. There is really no good way of com ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Broca aphasia: Broca aphasia is a stroke affecting the speech area. The patient can understand you but is not normally able to form speech or a sentence - with aggr ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Benglis
16 years experience Neurosurgery
Brocas Aphasia: It depends on whether a stroke involved nerves to the face and eyes. An isolated brocas aphasia from injury to a part of the frontal lobe may produce ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Some of these: Conditions are relatively minor ; others are more serious. Do you want to be healthier? I would encourage you to work with your doctor using a team ap ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends: As none of these conditions are life threatening or leave you unable to function at least somewhat in most daily activities - perhaps w/ errors and ne ... Read More

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