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J Neurol. 1993;240(4):216-8.

Insula and aphasia.

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  • 1Department of Neurology, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

Abstract

A 59-year-old woman developed impaired speech initiation as the result of a left anterior insular infarct. Findings from this case suggest that dominant hemisphere anterior insular lesions impair the speech initiation loop.

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