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Word blindness: alexia syndromes past and present

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Title:  Word blindness: alexia syndromes past and present
Author:  Lee Chung, MD
Date:  10/12/2011
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.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15585
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