dysphasia (sensory transcortical)

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The clinical features of a transcortical sensory dysphasia include:

  • impaired comprehension of written and spoken language
  • fluent speech with anomia and paraphasias
  • normal repetition of speech which may degenerate into echolalia

The lesion is usually in the posterior parietal-occipital cortex.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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