Metabolic abnormalities detected by 1H-MRS in dyscalculia and dysgraphia

Lucien M. Levy, Igor Levy Reis, Jordan Grafman*

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Abstract

Proton MRS was performed in a patient with developmental acalculia. The results indicated a focal, wedge-shaped defect in the left temporoparietal brain region near the angular gyrus, with differential decreases in N- acetyl-aspartate, creatine, and choline. These results support the hypothesis that developmental acalculia, like acquired acalculia, is associated with left posterior hemisphere lesions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)639-641
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology
Volume53
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 11 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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