Pure word deafness and bilateral posterior perisylvian softenings. Report of a case with neuropsychological-C.A.T. correlation

M. Dalla Pria, H. Spinnler, G. Vallar

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Abstract

A case of Pure Word Deafness (PWD) with bilateral perisylvian softenings is described. The C.A.T. findings fit the classical anatomical counterpart of PWD: a nearly complete acoustic disconnection of the Wernicke area. The associated severe apraxic disorders are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-58
Number of pages12
JournalSchweizer Archiv fur Neurologie, Neurochirurgie und Psychiatrie
Volume125
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1979

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  • Medicine(all)

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