Alexia without Agraphia

Anatomy

Cerebral hemisphere: Left occipital region plus splenium of corpus collosum

Vascular

Posterior cerebral artery: Collosal branches

Signs & Symptoms

Side Manifestation Comments
Neither Alexia Splenium of corpus collosum
Contralateral Visual loss – homonymous hemianopia Left occipital region

Notes

Pure word blindness. Can write but not read.