CHAPTER 12 SUFFIXES      Cynthia Gaughan
-PHASIASuffix pertaining to speech
APHASIA• Inability   to communicate through speech• Due   to damage of specific areas of the brain• Languageinvolves almost...
IMPORTANT LANGUAGE            REGIONS• Broca’s Area-  If a lesion occurs in this area, a person can understand language bu...
CAUSES OF APHASIA• Stroke• Head    injury• Brain   tumor• Infection• Dementia
-ESTHESIASuffix pertaining to feeling or sensation
PARESTHESIA• Burning, prickling, tingling, or   numbness- “pins and needles”• Temporary  paresthesia occurs when sustained...
CAUSES OF CHRONIC              PARESTHESIA• Stroke                        • Whiplash• Transient   ischemic attack   • Hypo...
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    1. 1. CHAPTER 12 SUFFIXES Cynthia Gaughan
    2. 2. -PHASIASuffix pertaining to speech
    3. 3. APHASIA• Inability to communicate through speech• Due to damage of specific areas of the brain• Languageinvolves almost the entire area of the association cortex on the left side of the brain
    4. 4. IMPORTANT LANGUAGE REGIONS• Broca’s Area- If a lesion occurs in this area, a person can understand language but has difficulty speaking. It can also affect writing, typing, and sign language.• Wernicke’s Area- If a lesion occurs here, a person is able to speak, but in a nonsensical manner, sometimes known as “word salad”. They have a difficulty comprehending language.
    5. 5. CAUSES OF APHASIA• Stroke• Head injury• Brain tumor• Infection• Dementia
    6. 6. -ESTHESIASuffix pertaining to feeling or sensation
    7. 7. PARESTHESIA• Burning, prickling, tingling, or numbness- “pins and needles”• Temporary paresthesia occurs when sustained pressure is placed on a nerve, such as when a person keeps his legs crossed for too long- will fade when pressure is released• Chronic paresthesia is a sign of neuron malfunction or nerve damage
    8. 8. CAUSES OF CHRONIC PARESTHESIA• Stroke • Whiplash• Transient ischemic attack • Hypothyroidism (TIA) • Fibromyalgia• Multiple sclerosis (MS) • Tumor pressing against brain• Lyme disease or spinal cord• Diabetes

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