Temporary and permanent signs of interhemispheric disconnection after traumatic brain injury.

@article{Peru2003TemporaryAP,
  title={Temporary and permanent signs of interhemispheric disconnection after traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Andrea Peru and Alberto Beltramello and Valentina Moro and Lorenzo Sattibaldi and Giovanni Berlucchi},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={634-43}
}
The corpus callosum is frequently damaged by closed head traumas, and the resulting deficits of interhemispheric communication may vary according to the specific position of the lesion within the corpus callosum. This paper describes a single case who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury resulting in a lesion of the posterior body of the corpus callosum. Among the classical symptoms of interhemispheric disconnection, left hand anomia, left upper limb ideomotor dyspraxia, left visual field… CONTINUE READING