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Old 03-20-2012
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Neuro Localize this brain lesion!

After a brain tumor resection, a right-handed patient comes to the office with this wife. The wife reports that her husband can no longer balance his checkbook or count his money. Recently he has also had difficulty identifying individual fingers and confuses his left and right sides. Additionally, she reports that although he can read without effort, he has extreme difficulty writing. The damage can be localized to which of the following areas of the brain?

Choose one of the following
A Left angular gyrus
B Left posterior inferior frontal lobe
C Left posterior superior temporal gyrus
D Left sylvian region
E Left temporoparieto-occipital junction
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Default Gerstmann's Syndrome

I think it's gerstmann's syndrome - Dominant inferoir parietal lobule
Dysgraphia - dyscalculia - right and left confusion - dyslexia - finger agnosia

So i would choose:

E - Left temporoparieto-occipital junction
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