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Bilingual Aphasia - Two Case Reports and Systematic Review | Abstract
International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

Abstract

Bilingual Aphasia - Two Case Reports and Systematic Review

Serafín Rodríguez Palero, María Hernandez Manada, María Teresa Sánchez Polo and Rosario Barrios Sotillo

Bilingualism defines as the use of two languages in the same region or spoken by one person [1] in the dictionary of Royal Academy of Spanish. We considered better for the present study spoken by one person because is that happens in our two cases in our outpatients usually. Aphasia is the defect of the consecutive language in a cerebral wound that perturbs the use of precise rules for the production or comprehension of a verbal message [2]. In dates of Statistics National Institute (INE), the Spanish populations in 2011 are 47190493 habitants, with 5730667 of foreign people, approximately. The majority of them are from the Central and South America, European Union (UE) countries and Maghreb countries [3]. Actually, bilingualism and multilingualism are usual because of the migrant movements between countries, in addition to the coexistence of the official language in a country with other regional languages. Factors like elevate immigration, bilingual education and the coexistence with his local languages, have led too many multilingual population centers worldwide and the result of many bilingual people