How Long Is the Recovery of Global Aphasia? Twenty-Five Years of Follow-up in a Patient With Left Hemisphere Stroke

@article{Smania2010HowLI,
  title={How Long Is the Recovery of Global Aphasia? Twenty-Five Years of Follow-up in a Patient With Left Hemisphere Stroke},
  author={Nicola Smania and Marialuisa Gandolfi and Salvatore Maria Aglioti and Paolo Girardi and Antonio Fiaschi and F Girardi},
  journal={Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair},
  year={2010},
  volume={24},
  pages={871 - 875}
}
Background. Current knowledge regarding the time course of aphasia recovery is based on observations limited to the first years after stroke. Objective. The authors studied long-term outcome (25 years) of language in a patient with global aphasia. Methods. A 37-year-old man with global aphasia from a large ischemic lesion in the left middle cerebral artery territory was tested 9 times between 3 weeks and 25 years poststroke by means of the Milan Language Examination, Token Test, Raven Test, and… Expand
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