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Crossed aphasia following an infarction in the right corpus callosum.
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PMID:  22004589     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 68-year-old right-handed woman with no history of brain damage or familial left-handedness was admitted to our hospital due to the acute onset of speech difficulty; her speech was nonfluent. Literal and phonological paraphasias, agrammatism and paragrammatism were observed. Brain MRI revealed an acute infarction in the right anterior cerebral artery territory, involving the right corpus callosum. Moreover, cerebral blood flow was decreased not only in the area of the right corpus callosum but also in the left fronto-temporal lobe, suggesting crossed diaschisis. This is a rare case of crossed aphasia following an infarction in the right corpus callosum.
Masatoshi Ishizaki; Hidetsugu Ueyama; Yasuto Nishida; Shigehiro Imamura; Teruyuki Hirano; Makoto Uchino
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-10-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical neurology and neurosurgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1872-6968     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7502039     Medline TA:  Clin Neurol Neurosurg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Department of Neurology, National Hospital Organization, Kumamoto Saishunsou National Hospital, Kumamoto, Japan.
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