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Related to impressive aphasia: expressive aphasia
aphasia with impairment in the comprehension of spoken and written words, associated with effortless, articulated, but paraphrastic speech and writing; malformed words, substitute words, and neologisms are characteristic. When condition severe and speech is incomprehensible, it is called jargon aphasia. The patient often appears unaware of the deficit.
Synonym(s): fluent aphasia, impressive aphasia, posterior aphasia, psychosensory aphasia, receptive aphasia, Wernicke aphasia
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impressive aphasia(1) Dissociative language syndrome(s), see there.
(2) Wernicke's aphasia, see there; also known as sensory aphasia.
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