The Portuguese who could no longer speak French: primary progressive aphasia in a bilingual man.

@article{Machado2010ThePW,
  title={The Portuguese who could no longer speak French: primary progressive aphasia in a bilingual man.},
  author={Alvaro Machado and M Rodrigues and S{\'o}nia Sim{\~o}es and Isabel Santana and Jo{\~a}o Paulo Soares-Fernandes},
  journal={The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={123.E31-2}
}
Case Report A 56-year-old man was seen for speech difficulties. He had no past medical history or known familial disease. He studied Portuguese for 4 years and then went to live in France, where he learned French for 3 years. Afterward, he started working as a locksmith. At age 21 he spent 2 years in Saudi Arabia and Iraq, where he spoke French, and then came back to France until turning 42. He then returned to Portugal. Since early adolescence he was fluent, speaking, reading, and writing in… CONTINUE READING

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