Auditory ear extinction in lacunar syndromes

A. Arboix, C. Junque, P. Vendrell, J. L. Marti‐Vilalta

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Abstract

A dichotic listening test was administered to 28 patients with lacunar syndromes in order to contribute to the investigation of the subcortical route of interhemispheric auditory pathways. Topographic study showed that lesions in the external capsule or in the anterior limb of the internal capsule in both hemispheres produced left ear extinction. The possibility that some of the auditory fibres travel through the external capsule, as well as the anterior limb of the internal capsule, before crossing the contralateral cerebral lobe is suggested. Copyright © 1990, Wiley Blackwell. All rights reserved
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)507-511
JournalActa Neurologica Scandinavica
Volume81
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1990

Keywords

  • dichotic listening
  • hemiplegia
  • lacunar syndromes
  • stroke

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