"Aphasia, Conduction" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A type of fluent aphasia characterized by an impaired ability to repeat one and two word phrases, despite retained comprehension. This condition is associated with dominant hemisphere lesions involving the arcuate fasciculus (a white matter projection between Broca's and Wernicke's areas) and adjacent structures. Like patients with Wernicke aphasia (APHASIA, WERNICKE), patients with conduction aphasia are fluent but commit paraphasic errors during attempts at written and oral forms of communication. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p482; Brain & Bannister, Clinical Neurology, 7th ed, p142; Kandel et al., Principles of Neural Science, 3d ed, p848)
- Aphasia, Conduction
- Aphasias, Conduction
- Conduction Aphasia
- Conduction Aphasias
- Dysphasia, Conduction
- Conduction Dysphasia
- Conduction Dysphasias
- Dysphasias, Conduction
- Associative Dysphasia
- Dysphasia, Associative
- Associative Dysphasias
- Dysphasias, Associative
- Aphasia, Associative
- Aphasias, Associative
- Associative Aphasias
- Associative Aphasia
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Schlaug G. Even when right is all that's left: There are still more options for recovery from aphasia. Ann Neurol. 2018 04; 83(4):661-663.