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Neuro What type of aphasia is this?

A 60-year-old man with a newly diagnosed focal brain lesion presents with aphasia. His ability to repeat words and his fluency are both impaired, and his language comprehension is also diminished. He has no other symptoms, and the remainder of his neurologic examination is unremarkable. From what kind of aphasia is he most likely suffering?
(A) Broca’s aphasia
(B) Conduction aphasia
(C) Global aphasia
(D) Transcortical motor aphasia
(E) Wernicke’s aphasia

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i think it should be GLOBAL aphasia
includes both broca's n wernicke's picture
both language expression n comprehension re compromised..
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i think it should be GLOBAL aphasia
includes both broca's n wernicke's picture
both language expression n comprehension re compromised..
Yeah....agree with the above answer C)
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It's c. Global aphasia since both expressive and receptive aphasia seen....
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C: Global Aphasia
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Its global aphasia because both brocas and wernicke involved along with arcuate fasciculus as he cant repeat too.
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