Aphasia, Conduction


Aphasia, Associative

Aphasias, Associative

Aphasias, Conduction

Associative Aphasia

Associative Aphasias

Associative Dysphasia

Associative Dysphasias

Conduction Aphasia

Conduction Aphasias

Conduction Dysphasia

Conduction Dysphasias

Dysphasia, Associative

Dysphasia, Conduction

Dysphasias, Associative

Dysphasias, Conduction

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)