Mujer de 60 Años con Alexia sin Agrafia y Heminegligencia Derecha Hipoc Rev Med ; 6 (25). Language: Español References: 4. Page: PDF: Thesis, Malang, Faculty of Humanities and Culture, Maulana Malik. Ibrahim State Islamic University Of Malang. Alexia sin agrafia: Howard Engel (Oliver Sacks). a case of pure alexia without agraphia after en occipital cerebral infarction was presented. it clinically manifested with a bilateral amaurosis of 2 hours, followed.

Author: Taulkree Kagazuru
Country: Pacific Islands
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Technology
Published (Last): 1 February 2014
Pages: 311
PDF File Size: 6.72 Mb
ePub File Size: 13.97 Mb
ISBN: 631-2-44735-540-8
Downloads: 70229
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Fetaur

Retrieved March 20,from http: Developmental coordination disorder Developmental verbal dyspraxia also known as Childhood apraxia of speech.

Pure alexia

Chorea Dystonia Parkinson’s disease. At the simplest level, patients seeking rehabilitation are asked to practice reading words aloud repeatedly.

Transitory Alexia without Agraphia: Efficacy of a Multisensory Approach to Acquired Alexia. Receptive aphasia Hemispatial neglect Gerstmann syndrome Astereognosis occipital lobe: Pure alexiaalso sim as agnosic alexia or alexia without agraphia or pure word blindnessis one form of alexia which makes up alexoa peripheral dyslexia” group.

However, because pure alexia affects visual input, not auditory input, patients with pure alexia can recognize words that are spelled out loud to them. Archived from the original on Developmental dyslexia Dyscalculia Dysgraphia Disorder of written expression. This is meant to stimulate the damaged system of the brain.

Alexia sin agrafia en el infarto cerebral occipital

Analysis of diffusion images showed that the visual word form area VWFA is connected to the occipital lobe via the inferior longitudinal fasciculus ILFa projection that runs between the temporal and occipital lobe. The researcher collaborated with Prof. For example, the patient would be presented with “8 — 6”, and he or she would read it as “five minus four”, but still come up with the correct answer “two” with greater than chance accuracy. As the number of letters in a word increases, the amount of time it takes for the person with pure alexia increases.


London and New York: This is known as multiple oral re-reading MOR treatment.

The patients with left hemisphere lesions consistently read the longer words slower than the controls despite the difficulty of the word. Retrieved April 18,from http: This is a text-based approach that is implemented agrafiz order to prevent patients from LBL reading. The results came from an epileptic patient who showed symptoms of pure alexia after his surgery.

The team had 4 patients with right hemisphere damage and 4 patients with left hemisphere damage in the temporo-occipital lobes as well as 26 controls agrafiw shown one word at a time on a screen.

Pure alexia – Wikipedia

But they may be susceptible to pure alexia as a consequence of other traumatic brain injuries Alexoa as well. For instance, one patient had preserved calculation capabilities such as deciding which number was greater, and whether a number was odd or even with greater than chance probability.

MOR works by reading aloud the same text repeatedly until certain criteria are reached.


Most rehabilitation practices have been specialized to a single patient or small patient group. Some suggestions are made agrafiz the next researchers to explore and investigate more about patients of alexia in the real life.

Howard Engel Oliver Sacks video. Retrieved from ” https: Pure alexia results from cerebral lesions in circumscribed brain regions and therefore belongs to the group of acquired reading disorders, alexia[1] as opposed to developmental dyslexia found in children who have difficulties in learning to read.

International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation. Pure alexia exhibits some unexpected residual abilities despite the inability to read words. Motor neuron disease mixed: Retrieved June 19,from http: The study showed that the patient was also able to calculate simple arithmetic tasks such as addition, subtraction, and division, but not multiplication, even though the patient could not read the numbers.

Stroke Fact Sheet. The impact of severity upon implicit recognition in pure alexia”. Pure alexia almost always involves an infarct to the left posterior cerebral artery which perfuses the splenium of the corpus callosum and left visual cortexamong other things.

In patients, a common symptom is letter-by-letter reading or LBL.