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Here is a quick mnemonic “CONDUCTION to remember about Conduction Aphasia

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, MBBS, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT, MCAT & NCLEX exams

Conduction Aphasia : How To Remember Easily ?

  • C – Circumlocution and phonemic paraphasias in speech output.
  • O – Intact comprehension of spoken language.
  • N – Naming elicits phonemic paraphasias.
  • D – Deficits in spelling.
  • U – Impaired reading aloud.
  • C – Reading comprehension preserved.
  • T – The lesion is in temporoparietal or dorsal perisylvian region.
  • I – Interference with the phonological loop.
  • O – Occasional transition from Wernicke’s aphasia.
  • N – Not as severe as Wernicke’s aphasia.


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