anomic aphasia


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Noun1.anomic aphasia - inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects
aphasia - inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
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One of the most common characteristics is the difficulty to find words, this is present in approximately 70% of aphasias, it even manages to configure an independent disorder (anomic aphasia).
Neurological examination showed anomic aphasia, right visual field deficits, left hemiparesis (muscle power was 4/5), gait ataxia, and cognitive impairment (mini-mental state examination score of 16).
These diverse aphasia syndromes (such as Broca's aphasia, conduction aphasia, Wernicke's aphasia, anomic aphasia, and transcortical sensory aphasia) are further regarded as the disturbance of a specific language ability: phoneme recognition, morphosyntax, repetition, and so forth.