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aphasia as the tumor(s) spread?

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Hypothetical: If GBM has been diagnosed in/near the Broca's Wernicke's area, is it possible for the patient to experience aphasia as the tumor(s) spread?

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replied May 22nd, 2016
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hello and welcome

your concern is appreciated '

yes its possible. damage to these area in form of brain injury or stroke or in the from of tumor can result in aphasia, damage to wernicks cause fluent aphasia while to brocas cause affluent aphasia.

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