Pure “aphasic” agraphia due to damage of the left superior parietal lobule


A case of pure agraphia, due to an ischaemic lesion of the left superior parietal lobule, is reported. The neuropsychological analysis of writing performances suggests an aphasic nature of this patient's pure agraphia. The authors discuss the role played by diffuse and/or localized brain lesions in writing function, emphasizing that the left superior… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02043913

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