Deep magnetic stimulation in a progressive supranuclear palsy patient with speech involvement Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • In the last few years, several dementia conditions have been recognized as responsible for speech disorders [1]. The underlying pathology is variable and encompasses Alzheimer's disease (AD)[2] and frontotemporal lobar degeneration, including its variants such as corticobasal degeneration and progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP)[3]. Particularly, beside the classical symmetric parkinsonism and gaze supranuclear palsy, PSP patients may present apraxia of speech (AOS) and progressive nonfluent aphasia (PNFA)[4]. AOS …

publication date

  • December 2, 2012