dysphasia

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dysphasia

[dis′fā·zhə]
(medicine)
Partial aphasia due to a brain lesion.
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WHITLEY Bay couple Margaret and Larry Miles cycled the coast-to-coast from Whitehaven to Tynemouth to raise money for the North East Stroke and Dysphasic Support Fund.
The stroke club, or to give it its proper title, the South Liverpool Dysphasic Support Group, celebrates its 10th birthday this week, which also happens to be National Stroke Week.
There are also volunteer stroke schemes which meet twice a week and aim to help dysphasic and disabled stroke clients to obtain maximum recovery and become as independent as possible.
The clinical pattern of stroke in our patients (all of whom had dysphagia) was similar to that described in other studies, with 70% having hemiplegia, 51% being drowsy or comatose at presentation and 52% dysphasic [10-12].
Marje Proops will be missed by Action For Dysphasic Adults, of which she was vice president.