“Apraxic dysgraphia” in a 15-Year-Old Left-Handed Patient: Disruption of the Cerebello-Cerebral Network Involved in the Planning and Execution of Graphomotor Movements

  title={“Apraxic dysgraphia” in a 15-Year-Old Left-Handed Patient: Disruption of the Cerebello-Cerebral Network Involved in the Planning and Execution of Graphomotor Movements},
  author={Peter Mari{\"e}n and Eric de Smet and Hyo Jung de Smet and Peggy Wackenier and Andr{\'e} A. Dobbeleir and Jo Verhoeven},
  journal={The Cerebellum},
Apraxic agraphia is a peripheral writing disorder caused by neurological damage. It induces a lack or loss of access to the motor engrams that plan and programme the graphomotor movements necessary to produce written output. The neural network subserving handwriting includes the superior parietal region, the dorsolateral and medial premotor cortex and the thalamus of the dominant hemisphere. Recent studies indicate that the cerebellum may be involved as well. To the best of our knowledge… Expand
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