Rapid resolution following chemotherapy of Broca's dysphasia due to recurrent anaplastic astrocytoma.


A middle-aged man re-presented with a Broca's aphasia due to a recurrent fronto-cingulate anaplastic astrocytoma. Although the language disturbance did not improve with dexamethasone therapy, within 4 weeks of treatment with procarbazine, CCNU and vincristine, the dysphasia had almost completely resolved. The anatomico-functional aspects and possible… (More)