We present six patients with acquired aphasia with convulsive disorder (Landau-Kleffner syndrome) and distill the main clinical features from a review of the recent literature. Our series showed that the clinical picture can vary at onset, as well as during the course of the illness, and that the long-term outcome of the aphasia is quite unpredictable,… (More)
Three girls aged 9 to 11 years developed fluent aphasia associated with acute brain lesions. As localized by computed tomography, the abnormalities in all three resided in the posterior part of the left hemisphere, encroaching upon Wernicke's area.
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