MOTOR APHASIA DUE TO A SMALL CORTICAL HæMORRHAGE IN THE REGION OF BROCA'S CONVOLUTION; TREPHINING; RECOVERY.1

LUCIUS W. HOTCHKISS
1902 Annals of Surgery  
INSTRUCTOR IN SURGERY IN COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY; SURGEON TO THE J. HOOD WRIGHT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. This patient furnishes, I believe, a typical example of complete motor aphasia from the pressure of a small blood-clot in the region of the motor speech centre of Broca, at the ante¬ rior portion of the left third frontal convolution of the brain. It illustrates, also, in a very striking manner, the results of indirect violence in the production of a cerebral injury. As the case presents some rather
more » ... sents some rather unique and instructive features, it is deemed worthy of record.
doi:10.1097/00000658-190207000-00009 pmid:17861155 fatcat:qo5o5lrsivewhnxmjjvsrw6phu