Braille alexia: an apperceptive tactile agnosia?

Larner, Andrew J.
August 2007
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Aug2007, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p907
Academic Journal
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article concerning the association between braille alexia to tactile agnosia.


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