Other context units, such as "Expressive aphasia
" and "Impressive aphasia" may lead to a similar diagnose but with specific and different interventions and contribute for an individualization of care and higher quality nursing care, with optimal outcomes.
Broca's aphasia is also known as expressive aphasia
, and causes a person to have difficulty speaking and forming sentences or even words.
To assess for expressive aphasia
(the ability to speak), the patient will repeat a sentence such as "today is a sunny day" or "no ifs ands or buts" and name 2 objects.
The patient was alert and oriented with expressive aphasia
. Facial symmetry, sensation, and strength were intact.
On examination, expressive aphasia
and slight right-sided facial droop were noted.
We report a rare clinical presentation of sporadic CJD (sCJD) with combination of both expressive aphasia
However, upon further questioning, the facial palsy involved all branches of the facial nerve, while the patient's residual stroke symptoms of expressive aphasia
and dysphagia were improving.
A 17-year-old female adolescent was admitted to our hospital because of 1-day history of expressive aphasia
followed by persistent left-side weakness and numbness.
This is scientifically plausible as a combined effect of Wernicke's aphasia and expressive aphasia
, rendering the brain practically unable to comprehend language and communication.
On September 4, he was transferred to a rehabilitation facility where he experienced some additional improvement, but continued to have expressive aphasia
and choreoathetoid movements of the face, trunk, and extremities.
The broad and more classic classification used by the National Aphasia Association (2015), the Heart and Stroke Foundation (2013), the American Heart Association (2015), and the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD, 2010) when discussing aphasia with the lay community includes three types: expressive aphasia
, receptive aphasia, and global aphasia.
Speech therapy effectiveness in a case of expressive aphasia
resulting from stroke.