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Alexia without agraphia
also called "Dejerine syndrome" (after Joseph Jules Dejerine

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  1. a form of alexia which almost always involves an infarct to the left posterior cerebral artery (which perfuses the splenium of the corpus callosum and left visual cortex, among other things)

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  2. The resulting deficit will be "Alexia without agraphia" - i.e, the patient can write but cannot read (even what they have just written)

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  3. This is because the left visual cortex has been damaged, leaving only the right visual cortex (occipital lobe) able to process visual information, but it is unable to send this information to the language areas (Broca's area, Wernicke's area, etc) in

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  4. who described it in 1892), but it should not be confused with medial medullary syndrome, which shares the same eponym

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