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How is the phenomenon or syndrome called when somebody can not understand his or her writings?
Question Date: 2012-12-04
Answer 1:

This could occur if a patient has a condition called "pure alexia." Alexia means an inability to read after some damage to the brain. Alexia sometimes occurs alongside a condition known as agraphia, which is an inability to write. Sometimes, however, a patient can experience alexia without agraphia, or pure alexia. This means that they are still able to write down words correctly, but they cannot read them.

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