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Aphasia

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = 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.,Created For = LHSA-Dott

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

PR2.7112, 1948-1955

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.7112
Scope and Contents Typed case summary relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 40 at first examination in 1948. Conditions mentioned include: head injury; dysphasia; facial paresis; spasms; epilepsy; and seizures. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1948-1955

PR2.10602, 1951

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.10602
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, note, charts and correspondence relating to male from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 56 at first examination in 1951. Conditions mentioned include: bronchial carcinoma; cerebral metastasis; aphasia; vascular lesion; intellectual deterioration; confusion; hemianopia; haemoptysis. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1951