Similar to apraxia is "aphasia" or loss of ability to speak.
The one form of memory disturbance is called "Word Amnesia;" the other is called "apraxia."
When the abscess is on the left side, apraxia and motor aphasia may be present.
apraxia a·prax·i·a (ā-prāk'sē-ə)
A disorder of voluntary movement consisting of the partial or complete inability to execute purposeful movements without the impairment of muscular power and coordination.
A psychomotor defect characterized by the inability to make proper use of a known object.