Title
Developmental foreign accent syndrome : report of a new case
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Arts. Linguistics and Literature
Publication type
article
Publication
Subject
Psychology
Human medicine
Source (journal)
Frontiers in human neuroscience
Volume/pages
10(2016) , 9 p.
ISSN
1662-5161
1662-5161
Article Reference
65
Carrier
E-only publicatie
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
This paper presents the case of a 17-year-old right-handed Belgian boy with developmental FAS and comorbid developmental apraxia of speech (DAS). Extensive neuropsychological and neurolinguistic investigations demonstrated a normal IQ but impaired planning (visuo-constructional dyspraxia). A Tc-99m-ECD SPECT revealed a significant hypoperfusion in the prefrontal and medial frontal regions, as well as in the lateral temporal regions. Hypoperfusion in the right cerebellum almost reached significance. It is hypothesized that these clinical findings support the view that FAS and DAS are related phenomena following impairment of the cerebro-cerebellar network.
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