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Related to amnesic aphasia: amnestic aphasia
an aphasia in which the principal deficit is difficulty in naming people and objects seen, heard, or felt; due to lesions in various portions of the language area.
anomic aphasiaLoss of the ability to name objects and recall words. Those with anomic aphasia often substitute circumlocutions (“work-arounds”) to express the forgotten word.
Trauma, stroke or tumours involving the parietal or temporal lobes, especially if left-sided.
Verbal tests, imaging; false positive and false negative results are not uncommon.