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Conductive Dysphasia



    • 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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