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January 1972

Auditory Neglect in Man

Author Affiliations

Gainesville, Fla; Boston
From the Division of Neurology, University of Florida College of Medicine, and the Veterans Administration Hospital, Gainesville, Fla (Dr. Heilman), and the Neurological Unit, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston City Hospital, Boston (Dr. Valenstein).

Arch Neurol. 1972;26(1):32-35. doi:10.1001/archneur.1972.00490070050007

The clinical phenomenon, auditory neglect, was recognized in ten patients with diverse intracranial pathological lesions. Diagnostic studies identified the pathological locus responsible for auditory neglect as being in the inferior parietal lobe in nine cases, and the frontal lobe in one case.

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