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Title: Case study of a thai transcortical motor aphasic
Authors: J. Gandour
R. Dardarananda
S. Vibulsreth
H. W. Buckingham
Purdue University
Mahidol University
Louisiana State University
Keywords: Arts and Humanities;Health Professions;Medicine;Social Sciences
Issue Date: 1-Jan-1982
Citation: Language and Speech. Vol.25, No.2 (1982), 127-150
Abstract: This paper presents a case study of a 52-year-old right-handed Thai patient with clinical and pathoanatomic evidence of major infarction in the left frontal lobe. He was studied at 4½ years poststroke with a Thai adaptation of the Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Exam and supplementary tests. His language characteristics included nonfluent spontaneous speech, good repetition and near-normal auditory language comprehension, similar to the syndrome called “transcortical motor aphasia.” The underlying mechanism of this particular language disturbance is reviewed. It is suggested that this patient's case profile matches one of Goldstein's (1948) two types of transcortical motor aphasia. © 1982, Sage Publications. All rights reserved.
ISSN: 00238309
Appears in Collections:Scopus 1969-1990

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