motor aphasia


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motor aphasia

[′mōd·ər ə′fā·zhə]
(medicine)
A form of aphasia in which the patient knows what he wishes to say but is unable to get the words out, and is able to perceive and comprehend both spoken and written language but is unable to repeat what he sees or hears; due principally to a brain lesion.
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Furthermore, considering that BA46 is the core dorsolateral prefrontal area involved in cognition control (metacognition), it can be suggested that BA46 plays the executive control in this frontal language production system; as a matter of fact, when BA46 is damaged, no active language production is observed (extrasylvian or transcortical motor aphasia; Benson & Ardila, 1996; Berthier, 1999).
of Patients Dysarthria 19 19.00% Motor aphasia 23 23.00% Sensory aphasia 4 4.00% Global aphasia 3 3.00% Cranial nerves VII 47 47.00% IX and X 3 3.00% VII, IX and X 2 2.00% Tone Increased 87 87.00% Decreased 6 6.00% Normal 7 7.00% Athetosis 2 2.00% Right Hemipariesis 52 52.00% Left Hemipariesis 40 40.00% Monopariesis left upper limb 2 2.00% Monopariesis right upper limb 2 2.00% Quadriparesis 1 1.00% Only aphasia 3 3.00% Sensory Impairment 6 6.00% Table 4: Association of Risk Factors According to Age of the Patients Total Age [less than Risk Factors n=100 or equal to] 44 yrs.
The patient's fever subsided completely and her appetite improved, although motor aphasia persisted.
Corticosteroid-responsive postmalaria encephalopathy characterized by motor aphasia, myoclonus, and postural tremor.
Adynamic aphasia: A transcortical motor aphasia with defective semantic strategy formation.
Transcortical motor aphasia is very similar to Broca's aphasia.
* Expressive aphasia (also called motor aphasia, nonfluent aphasia, and Broca's aphasia) involves difficulty in conveying thoughts through speech or writing.
The patient experienced headache, disturbance in consciousness, involuntary movements of the upper and lower limbs, and motor aphasia after adalimumab was added.