J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 42:1115-1124 doi:10.1136/jnnp.42.12.1115
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Phonological alexia: three dissociations.


Three dissociations were observed in a case of alexia: a disturbance of reading, without comparable disturbance of oral expression, oral comprehension, writing, or spelling aloud; a disturbance of the phonological reading process, without disturbance of the non-phonological reading process; a disturbance located at the level of the phonological stage, without disturbance of the perceptual and expressive stages. This pattern of results has been called phonological alexia.

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