There are some unique features of the Chinese written script that could affect the patterns of agraphia in AD patients.
Since knowledge of the characteristic of agraphia in patients with AD or MCI is still lacking, this study could provide some baseline data in this field.
As alexia sine agraphia
is inherently suspenseful, it would seem to demand a suspenseful account by the writer suddenly afflicted by it--above all a crime writer used to dramatizing his plots.
Left occipito-parietal brain tumor with observations in alexia and agraphia
in Chinese and English (case summary).
Examination of the interconnections in Figure 1 reveals the manner in which our analysis permits a systematic approach to the assessment of alexia without agraphia.
From the standpoint of a traditional analysis, the results corroborate the diagnosis of "alexia without agraphia.
This patient unexpectedly displayed agraphia
in language evaluation.
Anecdotal cases have been published referring to acute aphasia (Devere, Trotter, & Cross, 2000), alexia with agraphia
(Day, Fisher, & Mastaglia, 1987), alexia without agraphia
(Dogulu, Kansu, & Karabudak, 1996; Mao-Draayer & Panitch, 2004), visual agnosia (Okuda et al.
Aphasia and agraphia
in lesions of the posterior internal capsule and putamen.
She was 54 years postonset at the time of this study, and her language indicated nonfluent aphasia with alexia, agraphia
, and apraxia of speech.
He was disoriented with fluent inappropriate speech, partial agraphia
, dysnomic aphasia, and he followed commands bilaterally with slight weakness of the right upper extremity.
In alexia without agraphia
, as its name suggests, the patient typically cannot read or even copy written material, but is able to write spontaneously or to dictation.