Proper Name Anomia

  title={Proper Name Anomia},
  author={Federica Lucchelli and Ennio De Renzi},
Following a left thalamic infarct, a patient showed a marked impairment in retrieving person proper names in response to faces and to verbal description, despite being able to provide precise information about the persons he could not name and to point to their photograph when the name was provided by the examiner. The patient was also impaired in generating proper names, but could easily retrieve common names as well as geographical names and names of monuments. It is hypothesized that the… CONTINUE READING

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