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APHASIA-RECOVERY AFTER STROKE

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APHASIA-RECOVERY AFTER STROKE

1. The greatest improvement occurs in the first 2 to 3 months after the onset.

2. After 6 months, there is a significant drop in the rate of recovery.

3. In the majority of cases, spontaneous recovery does not occur after 1 year. However, there are reports of improvements many years after stroke in patients undergoing therapy.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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