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Alexia without agraphia associated with right occipital lesion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  886349     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 78 year old, right handed man developed the syndrome of alexia without agraphia due to a right occipital thrombotic stroke. The cerebral dominance test strongly suggests that his right hemisphere is dominant. This is believed to be the first case of alexia without agraphia secondary to a right occipital lesion in a right handed person.
G Hirose; T Kin; E Murakami
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0022-3050     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.     Publication Date:  1977 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-09-29     Completed Date:  1977-09-29     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985191R     Medline TA:  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  225-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dyslexia, Acquired / etiology*,  physiopathology
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis / complications*
Occipital Lobe*

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