To what extent can aphasic syndromes be localized?

  title={To what extent can aphasic syndromes be localized?},
  author={Klaus Willmes and Klaus Poeck},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={116 ( Pt 6)},
Modern views on the representation of function in the cortex make it difficult to maintain the notion that specific subtypes of aphasia are associated with specific centres within the language area. We have conducted a retrospective study on 221 aphasic patients with one contiguous vascular lesion in the territory of the middle cerebral artery. The localization of CT lesions was established within a standardized grid model. Aphasiological data were based on one or more examinations with the… CONTINUE READING


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