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Logopenic progressive aphasia

Synonym(s) LPA
Logopenic primary progressive aphasia
Logopenic variant PPA
Prevalence -
Inheritance Multigenic/multifactorial
or Not applicable
Age of onset Adult
  • G31.0
MeSH -
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Disease definition

Logopenic progressive aphasia (lv-PPA) is a form of primary progressive aphasia (PPA; see this term), characterized by impaired single-word retrieval and naming and impaired repetition with spared single-word comprehension and object knowledge.

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