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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Aphasia

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Aphasia includes:

Aphasia as a complication:

Other conditions that might have Aphasia as a complication might be potential underlying conditions. The list of conditions listing Aphasia as a complication includes:

Aphasia as a symptom:

Conditions listing Aphasia as a symptom may also be potential underlying conditions.

For a more detailed analysis of Aphasia as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Aphasia.

Discussion of underlying conditions of Aphasia:

Aphasia is not a disease, but a symptom of brain damage. Most commonly seen in adults who have suffered a stroke, aphasia can also result from a brain tumor, infection, head injury, or dementia that damages the brain. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Aphasia Information Page: NINDS)

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Aphasia, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Aphasia. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Aphasia. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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