Word blindness: alexia syndromes past and present
Title: Word blindness: alexia syndromes past and present
Author: Lee Chung, MD
Keywords/Main Subjects: Alexia; Alexia without agraphia; Visual agnosia theory; Hemianopia; Malingering; Neuroimaging
Diagnosis: Alexia vs. malingering
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a young male who suddenly after a significant headache finds himself unable to read, but can write and see normally. A history of alexia is presented. A detailed discussion of the localization and neuroanatomy of alexia is presented.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds