sensory aphasia

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Related to sensory aphasia: Wernicke's aphasia, motor aphasia
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Synonyms for sensory aphasia

aphasia characterized by fluent but meaningless speech and severe impairment of the ability understand spoken or written words

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In the three cases of sensory aphasia described by Halpern (1941/1983b), the preferential recovery of Hebrew over the first languages was attributed to the fact that all three patients learned Hebrew in childhood but--in contrast to the acquisition of their first languages (German, Russian, and English)--primarily through oral communication.
Krapf (1957) described an interesting case involving an Englishman whose sensory aphasia was most pronounced in English when his mother visited him.
It was really frightening, and only the fact that I clearly understood the people around me helped me to believe that I was not suffering from sensory aphasia.
4] In distal occlusion of the anterior cerebral artery, the clinical, picture differs slightly with symptoms including contralateral upper and lower extremity weakness, contralateral sensory loss in the foot and motor and/or sensory aphasia.
Receptive aphasia (also called sensory aphasia, fluent aphasia, and Wernicke's aphasia) involves difficulty understanding spoken or written language.