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Aphasia, Broca MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Aphasia, Broca
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.150.500.800.100.100
C23.888.592.604.150.500.800.100.100
Unique ID
D001039
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001039
Annotation
do not confuse with APHASIA, WERNICKE
Scope Note
An aphasia characterized by impairment of expressive LANGUAGE (speech, writing, signs) and relative preservation of receptive language abilities (i.e., comprehension). This condition is caused by lesions of the motor association cortex in the FRONTAL LOBE (BROCA AREA and adjacent cortical and white matter regions).
Entry Term(s)
Agrammatic Broca Aphasia
Agrammatic Broca's Aphasia
Agrammatism
Aphasia, Anterior
Aphasia, Ataxic
Aphasia, Expressive
Aphasia, Frontocortical
Aphasia, Motor
Aphasia, Nonfluent
Broca Aphasia
Dysphasia, Broca
Dysphasia, Broca's
Verbal Aphasia Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Aphasia (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see APHASIA 1980-1990
History Note
1991(1980)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/12/14
Revision Date
2014/06/13
Aphasia, Broca Preferred
Aphasia, Ataxic Related
Aphasia, Expressive Broader
Aphasia, Anterior Related
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