Optic Aphasia with Pure Alexia: A Mild Form of Visual Associative Agnosia? A Case Study

@article{Chanoine1998OpticAW,
  title={Optic Aphasia with Pure Alexia: A Mild Form of Visual Associative Agnosia? A Case Study},
  author={V. Chanoine and Carla Teixeira Ferreira and J F Demonet and Jean Luc Nespoulous and Marl{\`e}ne Poncet},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={1998},
  volume={34},
  pages={437-448}
}
A single-case study is reported of a naming disorder selective to the visual modality. The patient showed intact access to structural knowledge of objects and letters, but impaired access to complete semantic knowledge of objects and alphabetical knowledge of letters from visual input. The impairment was most striking when the patient had to discriminate between semantically similar objects or within a given symbolic repertoire, i.e. letters. The co-occurrence of a partial deficit of visual… CONTINUE READING

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