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Aphasia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Aphasia
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.150.500.800.100
C23.888.592.604.150.500.800.100
Unique ID
D001037
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001037
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
A cognitive disorder marked by an impaired ability to comprehend or express language in its written or spoken form. This condition is caused by diseases which affect the language areas of the dominant hemisphere. Clinical features are used to classify the various subtypes of this condition. General categories include receptive, expressive, and mixed forms of aphasia.
Entry Term(s)
Alogia
Anepia
Aphasia, Acquired
Aphasia, Ageusic
Aphasia, Auditory Discriminatory
Aphasia, Commisural
Aphasia, Functional
Aphasia, Global
Aphasia, Graphomotor
Aphasia, Intellectual
Aphasia, Mixed
Aphasia, Post-Ictal
Aphasia, Post-Traumatic
Aphasia, Progressive
Aphasia, Semantic
Aphasia, Syntactical
Dejerine-Lichtheim Phenomenon
Dysphasia
Dysphasia, Global
Lichtheim's Sign
Logagnosia
Logamnesia
Logasthenia
Word Deafness
See Also
Landau-Kleffner Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
1963; for APHASIA, ACQUIRED see APHASIA, ACQUIRED 1991-1995, see APHASIA 1980-1990
History Note
1963
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/05/12
Aphasia Preferred
Aphasia, Semantic Narrower
Aphasia, Syntactical Narrower
Aphasia, Progressive Narrower
Aphasia, Acquired Narrower
Aphasia, Ageusic Narrower
Aphasia, Auditory Discriminatory Narrower
Aphasia, Commisural Narrower
Aphasia, Functional Narrower
Aphasia, Global Narrower
Aphasia, Graphomotor Narrower
Aphasia, Intellectual Narrower
Aphasia, Mixed Narrower
Aphasia, Post-Ictal Narrower
Aphasia, Post-Traumatic Narrower
Dejerine-Lichtheim Phenomenon Related
Dysphasia Narrower
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