Primary Progressive Aphasia; possible CBD
8 72 F Corticobasal Degeneration
9 58 F Corticobasal Degeneration
10 68 F Corticobasal Degeneration
Broca's aphasia and co-occurring apraxia of speech Anomic aphasia
Nonfluent aphasia close in features to transcortical motor aphasia, with co-occurring mixed dysarthria
Tangential discourse with impaired topic maintenance, with co-occurring features of fluent aphasia Dynamic aphasia
Prominent characteristic of excessive rate of speech.
Characteristics of language deficit include agrammatism and repetition deficit.
Characteristics of language deficit include fluent verbal output with vacuous content, impaired confrontation naming of objects, and impaired auditory comprehension.
Characteristics of language deficit include nonfluent verbal output, dysnomia, impaired auditory comprehension for sequential commands, and perserveration, with relatively spared repetition.
Characteristics of languate deficits include semantic paraphasia and perservation.
Characteristics of language include reduced initiation, low propositionality, reduced verbal fluency, and yes/no reversals.
Picture description used for Case no. 4 was the Cookie Theft Scene from the Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination; all other picture descriptions were elicited from the Picnic Scene from the Western Aphasia Battery. (Case numbers are linked to .wav files on accompanying DVD.)
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