Word-finding difficulty: a clinical analysis of the progressive aphasias.

@article{Rohrer2008WordfindingDA,
  title={Word-finding difficulty: a clinical analysis of the progressive aphasias.},
  author={Jonathan D. Rohrer and W. DUNCAN REEKIE Knight and Jason D Warren and Nick C. Fox and Martin Rossor and Jason D. Warren},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={131 Pt 1},
  pages={8-38}
}
The patient with word-finding difficulty presents a common and challenging clinical problem. The complaint of 'word-finding difficulty' covers a wide range of clinical phenomena and may signify any of a number of distinct pathophysiological processes. Although it occurs in a variety of clinical contexts, word-finding difficulty generally presents a diagnostic conundrum when it occurs as a leading or apparently isolated symptom, most often as the harbinger of degenerative disease: the… CONTINUE READING
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