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Acquired stuttering due to recurrent anaplastic astrocytoma.
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PMID:  24252834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acquired (neurogenic) stuttering is a rare phenomenon seen after cerebral infarction or brain injury. Aetiology of this symptom is unclear, but recent evidence supports that it is a disturbance in the left hemispheric neural network involving the interplay between the cortex and basal ganglia. We present the case of a patient who develops acquired stuttering after a recurrence of a right temporoparietal anaplastic astrocytoma (WHO grade III). We also review other cases of acquired stuttering and known anatomical correlates.
Authors:
Katherine B Peters; Scott Turner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-11-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2013     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Departments of Neurology and Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA.
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