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Conductive Dysphasia

November 5th, 2019


  • Signs of Conductive Dysphasia

  • Inability to repeat phrases
  • Recognition of errors (unlike in receptive dysphasia)
  • Paraphasias: switching of a word in a sentence for another incorrect word
  • Neologisms: new words created by the patient
  • Significance

  • Suggests a lesion affecting the arcuate fasciculus of the dominant hemisphere, which connects Wernicke's and Broca's areas.
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