Dysphasia

What is Dysphasia?

Aphasia (, or ; from Greek ''a-'' ("without") + phásis (φάσις, "speech")) is the name given to a collection of language disorders caused by damage to the brain. This also affects visual language such as sign language. The term "aphasia" implies a problem with one or more functions that are essential and specific to language function. It is not usually used when the language problem is a result of a more peripheral motor or sensory difficulty, such as paralysis affecting the speech muscles or a general hearing impairment.

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My husband 78 has a hx of brain surgery (subdural hematoma) -SIASH, Plural plaques, asbestosis related lung disease, cercival problems (fusion one...

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My mother, born in 1930, complains of difficulty swallowing. Sometimes the food seems to stick in her esophagus....

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It looks like Dysphasia.

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Hello Mr. Jeffprather,

After going through your mothers history, I can understand the...

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