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On some neurobiological and cultural-anthropological aspects of the contralateral-neglect syndrome.
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PMID:  10097439     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Contralateral neglect is a frequent clinical syndrome which can be provoked by lesions in several brain areas (primarily inferior parietal and frontal) and includes symptoms of motor and perceptual negligence of both real and imaginative contralateral hemi-space. Attentional and representative theories attempting to explain neglect are presently the most popular. This paper analyzes two cases of neglect patients. Paying attention especially to their reading defects, a possible role of the persons with contralateral neglect is proposed in the development of script. Other neurobiological and cultural-anthropological questions arising from the analysis of these cases are also discussed.
A Muzur; J Rudez; J Sepcić
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Collegium antropologicum     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0350-6134     ISO Abbreviation:  Coll Antropol     Publication Date:  1998 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-04-30     Completed Date:  1999-04-30     Revised Date:  2009-02-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003354     Medline TA:  Coll Antropol     Country:  CROATIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, Clinical Center Rijeka, Croatia.
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MeSH Terms
Anthropology, Cultural
Cerebral Infarction / complications
Functional Laterality*
Hemiplegia / complications
Middle Aged
Neuropsychological Tests

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