global aphasia


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Noun1.global aphasia - loss of all ability to communicate
aphasia - inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
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All aphasic patients were right-handed, and according to the ABC test, they were classified as mixed transcortical aphasia ( n = 7), Wernicke aphasia ( n = 9), Broca aphasia ( n = 37), global aphasia ( n = 2), and crossed aphasia ( n = 2).
Hicks added the most serious type is global aphasia, in which people are often unable to say or understand any words, and their communication is limited to facial expressions, body language, physical gestures and making sounds and different intonations.
The child, intubated 5 minutes after birth, was found to have spastic tetraparesis cerebral palsy (CP) with impaired cognition, seizures, and global aphasia.

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