Left Hemineglect After Ischemic Stroke to the Left Brain Hemisphere: A Case Study
Patient, male, 67, was diagnosed as having ischemic degenerative changes in the fronto-parietal cortical area of the left hemisphere due to the occlusion of the middle cerebral artery. Clinical picture was characterized by right-sided hemiparesis in the upper right shoulder and relative weakness in the right leg, as well as motor aphasia. Patient was tested on hemineglect (HN) after 2 years of the initial stroke. No signs of HN were revealed in line bisection and cancelation tasks, as well as in copying the clock and Rey-Osterrieth figure from a sample. Drawing clock and Rey-Osterrieth figure from memory was characterized by omission of details from the left side of figures, suggesting left HN at a representational level.
Left Hemineglect After Ischemic Stroke to the Left Brain Hemisphere: A Case Study, American Journal of Applied Psychology.
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