Nonverbal auditory agnosia with lesion to Wernicke's area.


We report the case of patient M, who suffered unilateral left posterior temporal and parietal damage, brain regions typically associated with language processing. Language function largely recovered since the infarct, with no measurable speech comprehension impairments. However, the patient exhibited a severe impairment in nonverbal auditory comprehension… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2009.08.015

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