Primary Progressive Aphasias and Their Contribution to the Contemporary Knowledge About the Brain-Language Relationship

@inproceedings{Harciarek2011PrimaryPA,
  title={Primary Progressive Aphasias and Their Contribution to the Contemporary Knowledge About the Brain-Language Relationship},
  author={Michał Harciarek and Andrew Kertesz},
  booktitle={Neuropsychology Review},
  year={2011}
}
Primary progressive aphasia (PPA), typically resulting from a neurodegenerative disease such as frontotemporal dementia/Pick Complex or Alzheimer’s disease, is a heterogeneous clinical condition characterized by a progressive loss of specific language functions with initial sparing of other cognitive domains. Based on the constellation of symptoms, PPA has been classified into a nonfluent, semantic, or logopenic variant. This review of the literature aims to characterize the speech and language… CONTINUE READING
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