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Logopenic progressive aphasia

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.


  • Synonym(s):
    • LPA
    • Logopenic primary progressive aphasia
    • Logopenic variant PPA
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: G31.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10791
  • MedDRA: -

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