What are the clinical features of Wernicke's aphasia and where is the lesion responsible for it ?.

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CONCLUSION. Wernicke's aphasia is characterized by fluent speech, good articulation,good or sometimes exaggerated prosody,impaired naming,phonemic and semantic paraphasias,poor auditory and reading comprehension,impaired repetition and fluent and empty writing. It is usually caused by damage of posterior sector of the left auditory association cortex.Brodmann ares22.Often there is involvement of Brodmann areas 37,39 or 40 ,or all three.
Impairment of understanding of language with normal fluency, circumlocution and neologism. Lesion involving Superior temporal cortex of dominant hemisphere.
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