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Your patient presents with difficulty in naming objects, finds it distressing. He has difficulty repeating the sentence you told him.
On examination: he is unable to carry out verbal commands,
what aphasia is this?

a. Broca's aphasia
b. Wernicke's aphasia
c. Gerstmann syndrome
d. Conduction aphasia
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D. Conduction aphasia coz of problems with repetition and obeying verbal commands.
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D. Conduction aphasia coz of problems with repetition and obeying verbal commands.

why isn't it Broca's?
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Your patient presents with difficulty in naming objects, finds it distressing. He has difficulty repeating the sentence you told him.
On examination: he is unable to carry out verbal commands,
what aphasia is this?

a. Broca's aphasia
b. Wernicke's aphasia
c. Gerstmann syndrome
d. Conduction aphasia
ANS - D, Conduction aphasia occurs when there's lesion of fibres connecting
broca and wernicke's area, results in defects in repetition, naming objects and executing verbal commands.

Similarity between conduction and broca's - pts will be aware of their disability and will be distressed, in wernicke - pt is unaware of his disability. Question was taken from kln.
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[QUOTE=husseinalaa;135472]why isn't it Broca's?[/ya..y cnt it b brocas???
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why isn't it Broca's?[/ya..y cnt it b brocas???
broca - nonfluent whereas conduction aphasics are fluent,
i think thats the main difference.
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It seemed like Wernicke's to me. He is unable to carry out commands (i.e. his comprehension is very poor); this is a prominent feature of Wernicke's, and not so much conduction.
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ok got it now, that's conductive for sure, at least for the exam purposes we need to remember two things for conductive aphasia; difficulty naming objects, difficulty responding to verbal command, ex. counting backward from 100.
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