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Mirror-writing and reversed repetition of digits in a right-handed patient with left basal ganglia haematoma.
  1. L G Chia,
  2. M Kinsbourne


    A 57 year old right-handed Chinese man sustained a left basal ganglia haemorrhage resulting in speech disorder and right hemiplegia. He mirror-wrote with his left hand and during speech recovery repeated digits in reverse sequence. The abnormal right to left directionality possibly reflected release of right basal ganglia from left-sided control.

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