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March 1981

Dichotic Listening in Crossed Aphasia: 'Paradoxical' Ipsilateral Suppression

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From Clinica Neurologica dell'Università di Padova, Italy.

Arch Neurol. 1981;38(3):182-185. doi:10.1001/archneur.1981.00510030076011

• In a 35-year-old right-handed man who had no personal or family history of left-handedness, left hemiparesis and predominantly motor aphasia suddenly developed following cerebrovascular accident. Clinical and laboratory data, including computerized tomographic scan, showed a clearly defined right hemisphere lesion. On dichotic listening test, a clear-cut right ear extinction was present.

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