Hemianesthesia and aphasia. An anatomical and behavioral study.

  title={Hemianesthesia and aphasia. An anatomical and behavioral study.},
  author={Bradley T. Hyman and Daniel Tranel},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={46 7},
A 61-year-old right-handed man with a history of lacunar cerebrovascular disease and hypertension had the sudden onset of right-sided numbness and difficulty speaking. Neurologic evaluation revealed a dense right hemianesthesia that included the face, trunk, arm, and leg. Neuropsychological examination documented a conduction aphasia, which resolved nearly completely several months later. Computed tomographic and magnetic resonance imaging studies showed a lesion in the left hemisphere that… CONTINUE READING
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