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Alexia without agraphia.
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PMID:  21675099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Alexia without agraphia (also called pure alexia or word blindness) was the first of the disconnection syndromes (syndromes caused by disconnection of the right from the left cerebral hemisphere through interruption of the communication pathways between them) to be described. Déjerine in 1892 reported a patient who developed this syndrome after an infarct of the left occipital lobe and splenium of the corpus callosum. We describe a patient who developed alexia without agraphia due to an embolic left occipital lobe infarct extending to the posterior commissure and splenium of the corpus callosum.
E Mulroy; S Murphy; T Lynch
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Irish medical journal     Volume:  104     ISSN:  0332-3102     ISO Abbreviation:  Ir Med J     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
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Created Date:  2011-06-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0430275     Medline TA:  Ir Med J     Country:  Ireland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  124     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dublin Neurological institute, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles St, Dublin 7.
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