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Logopenic Primary Progressive Aphasia : How To Remember Easily ?

  • L: Language preserved with syntax and comprehension intact.
  • O: Occurrence of frequent and severe word-finding pauses.
  • G: Generally characterized by anomia, circumlocutions, and simplifications in spontaneous speech.
  • O: Overlapping atrophy sites in the temporoparietal junction and posterior temporal lobe.
  • P: Partial preservation of Wernicke’s area comprehension impairment due to intact deep white matter.
  • E: Impaired repetition, suggesting critical involvement of parts of Wernicke’s area in phonological loop functionality.
  • N: Normal appearance of speech during small talk, with variable interruption of fluency.
  • I: Resemblance to anomic aphasia but with longer and more frequent word-finding pauses.
  • C: Conduction aphasia-like symptoms when repetition is impaired.


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