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What is Aphasia?

  Aphasia is a language impairment caused by neurologic damage, usually to the left hemisphere of the brain. It can effect how a person comprehends language (receptive) or (MORE)

What causes aphasia?

Aphasia is primarily caused by stroke (a cardiovascular accident), however, it can also be caused by a brain tumor, traumatic injury or infection.
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What is multilingual aphasia?

Multilingual aphasia is a type of aphasia where someone often misspeaks by saying something in her/his native language that is semantically similar to what the person intended (MORE)