sensory aphasia

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Related to sensory aphasia: Wernicke's aphasia, motor aphasia
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Noun1.sensory aphasia - aphasia characterized by fluent but meaningless speech and severe impairment of the ability understand spoken or written words
aphasia - inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
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sensory aphasia. Middle * Lateral frontal and Motor: Contralateral cerebral parietal lobes.
LHS patients had the greater number of communication problems with 23.1% and 27.8% having motor or sensory aphasia and global aphasia, respectively.
The authors found that the aphasic patients' performance (but not that of left brain-damaged patients without aphasia) was impaired in all functions investigated also when patients with severe comprehension deficits (global, Wernicke's and transcortical sensory aphasia) were excluded from the sample.