Conduction Aphasia

A type of fluent aphasia characterized by an impaired ability to repeat one and two word phrases, despite retained comprehension. This condition is associated with dominant hemisphere lesions involving the arcuate fasciculus (a white matter projection between Broca's and Wernicke's areas) and adjacent structures. Like patients with Wernicke aphasia (APHASIA, WERNICKE), patients with conduction aphasia are fluent but commit paraphasic errors during attempts at written and oral forms of communication. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p482; Brain & Bannister, Clinical Neurology, 7th ed, p142; Kandel et al., Principles of Neural Science, 3d ed, p848)
Also Known As:
Aphasia, Conduction; Associative Aphasia; Associative Dysphasia; Aphasias, Associative; Aphasias, Conduction; Associative Aphasias; Associative Dysphasias; Conduction Aphasias; Conduction Dysphasia; Conduction Dysphasias; Dysphasias, Associative; Dysphasias, Conduction; Aphasia, Associative; Dysphasia, Associative; Dysphasia, Conduction
Networked: 9 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Aphasia (Dysphasia)
2. Stroke (Strokes)
3. Ophthalmoplegia (External Ophthalmoplegia)
4. Language Disorders (Language Disorder)
5. Exotropia (Exophoria)


1. Hoffmann, Michael: 1 article (11/2013)
2. Chen, Ren: 1 article (11/2013)
3. Hickok, Gregory: 1 article (09/2009)
4. Murray, Laura L: 1 article (01/2006)
5. Keeton, R Jessica: 1 article (01/2006)
6. Karcher, Laura: 1 article (01/2006)
7. García Arango, B: 1 article (12/2002)
8. Miyar Villarica, M C: 1 article (12/2002)
9. Hernández Bujedo, M: 1 article (12/2002)
10. Fernández Miranda, A: 1 article (12/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Conduction Aphasia:
1. Glucose (Dextrose)FDA LinkGeneric
2. XenonIBA
3. Temazepam (Nocturne)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Sodium Glutamate (Accent)IBA
5. MetrizamideFDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
2. Injections