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The natural course of acalculia in left-brain-damaged patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11076002     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Acalculia is a frequent disorder in left-brain-damaged patients but nothing is known about its natural course. We report a study on 51 vascular acalculic patients examined at least twice. Our results indicate that recovery from acalculia is possible in the first months post-stroke, that initial severity does not significantly influence recovery, and that it correlates with recovery of auditory comprehension.
A Caporali; F Burgio; A Basso
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurological sciences : official journal of the Italian Neurological Society and of the Italian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1590-1874     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol. Sci.     Publication Date:  2000 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-02     Completed Date:  2001-02-22     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100959175     Medline TA:  Neurol Sci     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  143-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Neurology Clinic, University of Milan, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Aphasia / diagnosis*,  rehabilitation*
Cognition Disorders / diagnosis*,  rehabilitation*
Disease Progression
Dominance, Cerebral*
Middle Aged
Neuropsychological Tests
Recovery of Function
Retrospective Studies
Space Perception
Stroke / diagnosis*,  rehabilitation*

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