Dysphasia is a condition that affects a person's ability to produce and understand spoken language. The language disorder can also cause reading, writing, and gesture impairments. Dysphasia occurs when the areas of the brain responsible for turning thoughts into spoken language cease to function properly. Different types of dysphasia may develop depending on the damaged part of the brain. The signs and severity can also vary.
Dysphasia occurs when the areas of the brain responsible for language production and comprehension are damaged or injured. A variety of different medical conditions can cause this damage. Strokes are the most common cause, but infection, severe head injury, migraines, and seizures can also lead to dysphasia.
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