anomic aphasia


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anomic aphasia

[ə′näm·ik ə′fāzh·ə]
(psychology)
A subtype of fluent aphasia in which principal nouns and verbs cannot be recalled by the individual; typically caused by injury at the temporo-parietal junction.
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He was initially diagnosed with global aphasia and is currently diagnosed with anomic aphasia. He had a lesion in the left cerebral hemisphere involving the insular cortex, frontal, and frontoparietal region, which was suggestive of an infarct in the left middle cerebral artery territory.
His initial diagnosis was global aphasia, and his current diagnosis was anomic aphasia. He had undergone therapy for a period of 20 months.
Participants CR MMH Age 33 years 34 years Etiology Bacterial meningitis CVA Time post stroke 17 months 26 months Native language Telugu Hindi/Urdu Educational and work MBA and currently Postgraduate and background employed as a banker currently unemployed Languages known (in Telugu, English, Hindi, English, Urdu order of dominance) Hindi Aphasia type Anomic aphasia Anomic aphasia Rehabilitation 15 months 20 months period Aphasia severity 2 3 Language for therapy L2 Both L1 and L2 Participants SC MU Age 35 years 59 years Etiology Trauma CVA Time post stroke 15 months 20 months Native language Telugu Hindi Educational and work B.