agraphia : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a loss of the ability to write or to express thoughts in writing because of a brain lesion

  • Is this amusia, aphasia, agraphia, alexia.
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  • New technique enables patient with 'word blindness' to read again
    A novel technique has enabled a patient with "word blindness" to read again. Word blindness is a rare neurological condition. (The medical term is "alexia without agraphia.") Although a patient can write and understand the spoken word, the patient is unable to read.
    Jan. 2, 2014 - Science Daily
  • Researchers report technique that enables patient with 'word blindness' to read again
    ( Loyola University Health System ) In the journal Neurology, researchers report a novel technique that enables a patient with "word blindness" to read again. Word blindness is a rare neurological condition. (The medical term is "alexia without agraphia.") Although a patient can write and understand the spoken word, the patient is unable to read.
    Jan. 2, 2014 - EurekAlert!

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