Mujer de 60 Años con Alexia sin Agrafia y Heminegligencia Derecha Hipoc Rev Med ; 6 (25). Language: Español References: 4. Page: PDF: Thesis, Malang, Faculty of Humanities and Culture, Maulana Malik. Ibrahim State Islamic University Of Malang. Alexia sin agrafia: Howard Engel (Oliver Sacks). a case of pure alexia without agraphia after en occipital cerebral infarction was presented. it clinically manifested with a bilateral amaurosis of 2 hours, followed.

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Anything that stops proper blood flow to the area necessary for normal reading abilities will cause a form of alexia. The team had 4 patients with right hemisphere damage and 4 patients with left hemisphere damage in the temporo-occipital lobes aexia well as 26 controls were shown one word at a time on a screen.

Alexia sin agrafia en el infarto cerebral occipital

Psycholinguistics, Alexia, Reading Difficulty. All of them supply blood to the back outer parts of the brain. Seven characteristics that are shown by Howard Engel as the patient of alexia are 1 he cannot read or recognize either printed or written form, 2 his right visual field is not intact, 3 he has problems with letter identity, 4 he has problems with memory, 5 he has difficulties in processing numbers or non-linguistic stimuli, 6 he experiences difficulty in reading as word length increases word-length effectbut 7 he still can write.

These people typically adapt to their disability and are able to use a style of compensatory reading known as letter-by-letter reading. There has been success using cross modal therapy such as kinaesthetic or motor-cross cuing therapy, but tends to be a more feasible approach for those on the slower reading end of the spectrum.


Stroke Fact Sheet. Alesia with this deficit mostly do have a stroke to the posterior cerebral artery. This will hopefully aid in word recognition and promote interactive processing of all available information to support reading.

The study showed that the patient was also able to calculate simple arithmetic tasks such as addition, subtraction, and division, but not multiplication, even though the patient could not read the numbers. Alexia condition Agnosia Aphasias Learning disabilities Reading process.

Retrieved March 20, from http: Some suggestions are made for the next researchers to explore and investigate more about patients of alexia in the real life.

Retrieved Julyfrom http: Retrieved 30 March Speech and language impairmentcommunication disorder Expressive language disorder Infantile speech Alexis syndrome Language disorder Lisp Mixed receptive-expressive language disorder Specific language impairment Speech and language impairment Speech disorder Speech error Speech sound disorder Stammering Tip of the tongue. Retrieved April 18,from http: Abstract This research is designed to find out characteristics of alexia shown by Howard Engel as an alexic alexia patient and to find out the patterns of reading difficulties shown by him.

Retrieved April 1,from http: Views Read Edit View aalexia. Retrieved April 17,from http: Transitory Alexia without Agraphia: Another tactic that has been employed is the use of cross modal therapy. At the simplest level, patients seeking rehabilitation are asked to practice reading words aloud repeatedly.

Alexia (Medical Condition)

A Disconnection Syndrome due to Neurocysticercosis. Developmental dyslexia Dyscalculia Dysgraphia Disorder of written expression. Expressive aphasia Aboulia parietal lobe: Retrieved April 9,from http: However, this method does alexka always work, especially for words like ‘phone’ where the ph sounds like an f, but if sounded out, does not sound like agrafla f.

The results of this research show that there are seven characteristics of alexia and seven patterns of reading difficulties.


The results came from an epileptic patient who showed symptoms of pure alexia after his surgery. As the number of letters in a word increases, the amount of time it takes for the person with pure alexia increases.

Sensory ataxia Tabes dorsalis motor: Retrieved February 20,from http: The patients with left hemisphere lesions consistently read the longer words slower than the controls despite the difficulty of the word. This is meant to stimulate the damaged system of the brain. International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation.

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A study of a patient who had alexia without agraphia. Developmental coordination disorder Developmental verbal dyspraxia also known as Childhood apraxia of speech. In cases of pure alexia, locations are found in the section of the brain, specifically the temporo-occipital area. Analysis of diffusion images showed that the visual word form area VWFA is connected to the occipital lobe via the inferior longitudinal fasciculus ILFa projection that runs between the temporal and occipital lobe.

Retrieved July 13, from http: References Aini, Indah Nur. For instance, one patient had preserved calculation capabilities such as deciding which number was greater, agrqfia whether a number was odd or even with greater than chance probability.

This area is known as the visual word form area due to this alexka of activation. Retrieved July 20,from http: This is known as multiple oral re-reading MOR treatment.

Archived from the original on This action is a compensatory strategy which these patients use in order to come up with a semblance of reading.