Pathogenesis of aphasia in deep-seated lesions: likely role of cortical diaschisis.

@article{Demeurisse1990PathogenesisOA,
  title={Pathogenesis of aphasia in deep-seated lesions: likely role of cortical diaschisis.},
  author={Guy Demeurisse and Alexandre Capon and Michel Verhas and E Attig},
  journal={European neurology},
  year={1990},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={
          67-74
        }
}
In order to study the pathophysiology of language disorders due to deep-seated left-hemisphere lesions not involving the cortex, a population of 43 right-handed stroke patients (29 aphasic) presenting with such lesions was studied clinically and by regional cerebral blood flow measurements (two-dimensional xenon-133 inhalation method). Most of the patients were studied sequentially between the 1st and 3rd months after stroke. Cortical diaschisis did not account for the whole clinical picture… CONTINUE READING
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