Aphasia following infarction of the left supplementary motor area: A clinicopathologie study

J. C. Masdeu, W. C. Schoene, H. Funkenstein

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Abstract

The speech disturbance of a patient with a single embolic infarct of the left supplementary motor area was characterized by initial mutism, rapid recovery to fluent speech marked by short sentences with normal grammar, persistent severe impairment of writing, and frustration and anxiety related to language tasks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1220-1223
Number of pages4
JournalNeurology
Volume28
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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