Alexia with agraphia due to the left posterior inferior temporal lobe lesion—Neuropsychological analysis and its pathogenetic mechanisms

@article{Kawahata1988AlexiaWA,
  title={Alexia with agraphia due to the left posterior inferior temporal lobe lesion—Neuropsychological analysis and its pathogenetic mechanisms},
  author={Nobuya Kawahata and Ken Nagata and Fumio Shishido},
  journal={Brain and Language},
  year={1988},
  volume={33},
  pages={296-310}
}
We report three cases of alexia with agraphia due to the left posterior inferior temporal lesions. In Case 1, the reading disability was more prominent in the use of Kana than in the use of Kanji, which is similar to previously reported cases of alexia with agraphia due to angular gyrus lesion. In Cases 2 and 3, by contrast, the reading disability was more prominent in the use of Kanji than in the use of Kana. In spontaneous writing and dictation, the disability was more pronounced in the use… CONTINUE READING

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