dysphasia


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an impairment of language (especially speech production) that is usually due to brain damage

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The play will shed light on four learning disabilities: dysphasia, dyspraxia, dyslexia, and ADHD.
Course was rapidly progressive with symptoms including incoordination, shuffling gait, seizure, daytime hypersomnolence, myoclonus, emotional lability, dysphasia, and limb rigidity
Only this week Pierson diagnosed Clinton with dysphasia, a condition brought on by brain trauma that impairs communication.
For example, dysphasia, memory disturbances, and hemiparesis, among a few (Hader et al.
The diagnostic approach to weight loss in the elderly must begin by making a difference between the four fundamental factors: anorexia, dysphasia, socio-economic troubles, and weight loss despite normal food intake.
Pleomorphic adenoma of tongue base causing dysphagia and dysphasia.
For example, the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine (2010) reported that the prevalence of dysphasia in the society is 7-22%.
The stroke caused severe cognitive impairment, loss of memory, partial vision loss, dysphasia, and partial paralysis on her right side.
Stroke is defined as a focal neurological deficit (hemi- plegia/ hemiparesis, dysphasia, cranial nerve palsies or hemianopia) of sudden onset that persists beyond 24 hours; and neuroimaging technique indicating the presence of infarction or hemorrhage, with no obvious cause besides vascular origin5.
Inpatient admission times are typically short (10 days on average) and acute rehabilitation during this time is limited, with many families having to take on the burden of looking after a person with impairments such as hemiparesis, dysphasia, confusion and aggression.
The aggravation of dysphasia is an important index in judging the indication of tracheostomy.
Alberts says unclear text messages--a phenomenon better known as "dystextia"--along with jumbled e-mails and other unusual patterns in communicating can be signs of dysphasia, which is an inability to communicate due to brain injury and is a common indicator of a stroke.
The former Links Primary School pupil received her Highly Commended certificate from Dr Satinder Sanghera, who had a stroke at the age of 20 which affected her right side and caused expressive dysphasia.