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Broca s vs wernicke s aphasia

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology 48 years experience
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
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
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 Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
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. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
Neurology 44 years experience
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
Neurosurgery 40 years experience
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
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruth Seaman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Nope: Join the rest of us. Not sure what APD and etcetera are, though they sound less than delightful. Be sure and stay sober if you have wernicke's!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology 18 years experience
Loss of language: Aphasia is an inability to properly use language, which can be caused by stroke, tumor, dementia, or many other diseases. There are many subtypes of ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
Neurology 40 years experience
3 major classes: There are many types of aphasia that can be grouped into three major headings: there are the motor type, the most common being broca's aphasia, the re... Read More
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