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Transient foreign accent syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22674099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Foreign accent syndrome (FAS) is a poorly understood and studied syndrome as it is indeed a rare entity. Since its first description in 1907 by French neurologist Pierre Marie involving a patient who presented with an Alsatian accent, there are approximately only 60 cases reported in the literature. The majority of such cases of FAS have been secondary to cerebrovascular accidents. Of the cases in the literature, none report such a transitory nature of FAS. In this particular case, a 55-year-old male presented with a foreign accent. This FAS was triggered by ischemia and was reversed after a seizure, the first reported in the literature.
Authors:
Hanul Srinivas Bhandari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-11-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-07     Completed Date:  2013-08-26     Revised Date:  2013-12-05    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cerebral Infarction / complications
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Speech Disorders* / etiology
Syndrome
Time Factors
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