What will happen when the area marked in the sagittal section of brain below gets affected?
A. Lower limb paralysis
C. Visual agnosia
Ans: B. Aphasia
(Ref Gray’s 40/e p229)
- The arrow in the image is pointing towards the frontal lobe, which contains the Broca’s area. Involvement of this area leads to aphasia .
- Broca’s area, or the Broca area is a region in the frontal lobe of the dominant hemisphere, usually the left, of the brain with functions linked to speech production.