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Define aphasia...

inability (or impaired ability) to understand or produce speech, as a result of brain damage - cortical


Define parasthesia...

an abnormal sensation, typically tingling or pricking (‘pins and needles’), caused chiefly by pressure on or damage to peripheral nerves - lacunar stroke


Define dysarthria..

difficult or unclear articulation of speech that is otherwise linguistically normal - lacunar stroke


Which areas can a lacunar stroke affect...

Basal ganglia, thalamus and internal capsule


Which stroke would lead to ataxic hemiplegic damage to the leg?

Lacunar in anterior internal capsule of limb