Aphasia following infarction of the left supplementary motor area: a clinicopathologic study.

@article{Masdeu1978AphasiaFI,
  title={Aphasia following infarction of the left supplementary motor area: a clinicopathologic study.},
  author={Joseph C. Masdeu and William C. Schoene and H H Funkenstein},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1978},
  volume={28 12},
  pages={1220-3}
}
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. 

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