Patient Comments: Aphasia - Diagnosis

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Describe the events that led to a diagnosis of aphasia. Submit Your Comment

Comment from: cyn, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: May 09

After a traumatic brain injury in the Army in 1983, I have suffered from severe speaking aphasia twice in the last year. They lasted over 24 hours.

Comment from: Robi, 19-24 Male (Caregiver) Published: December 16

My son received a TBI (traumatic brain injury) on 10-16-13 and returned home on 12-08-13. He has aphasia.

Comment from: Me, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: October 15

I was suddenly unable to converse; I could not put words together.

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