Global aphasia without hemiparesis: lesion analysis and its mechanism in 11 Korean patients.


BACKGROUND Global aphasia without hemiparesis (GAWH) is a rare stroke syndrome. This study localized the lesion and examined the pathogenic mechanism in Korean patients with GAWH, and investigated whether areas of extensive hypoperfusion existed outside the diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) lesions seen in these patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS Eleven… (More)