Pronounced: ah-LEX-ee-ah ah-NOM-ee-ahEn Español (Spanish Version)
Alexic anomia happens when you lose your ability to understand written words. You can no longer read and name words. This is a type of aphasia, which is a language disorder. It is caused by the brain not functioning correctly. This is a serious condition that may change over time, depending on the cause.
Stroke—Most Common Cause of Alexic Anomia
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Last reviewedMarch 2014by Rimas Lukas, MD
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