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Axial movements in ideomotor apraxia
  1. K Poeck,
  2. G Lehmkuhl,
  3. K Willmes
  1. Department of Neurology, Technischen Hochschule, Aachen, Federal Republic of Germany


    Non-symbolic axial movements were examined and compared to oral and limb movements in a group of 60 aphasic patients (15 of each major subgroup) with exclusively left-sided brain damage. The contention in the literature that axial movements are preserved in patients with ideomotor limb apraxia was not confirmed.

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