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Pure agraphia after deep left hemisphere haematoma.

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Journal
Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
0022-3050
Publisher
BMJ
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Keywords
  • Research Article
Disciplines
  • Linguistics

Abstract

Pure agraphia is reported following haematoma in the left centrum semiovale sparing both parietal and frontal cortices. There was total inability to produce graphemes in the absence of limb apraxia. The lesion is assumed to have prevented linguistic and graphemic systems from gaining access to the frontal motor programme. Images

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