Pure Alexia: Past and Present

Armbruster, Alice P.; Wijdicks, Eelco F. M.
March 2006
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2006, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p397
Academic Journal
The article presents a case of a 54-year-old man who suddenly developed an inability to read after renal transplantation. Neurologic examination found out a right-sided hemianopia, and magnetic resonance imaging showed a left-sided infarct in the occipital lobe and temporal lobe. The article also mentions about alexia without agraphia which is associated with lesions of the left medial occipital lobe and splenium.


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