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The lesion method, reinvigorated by progress in imaging, remains a cornerstone of modern aphasiology, but it has been separated from the theoretical accounts traditionally associated with it. , Wernicke's aphasia), with the greatest progress being made in those areas where autopsy findings were inconclusive. Much of the progress has been in a greater appreciation of the complexity and heterogeneity of the anatomical substrates of the basic syndromes. , Ojemann, 1983), have extended beyond the peri-Sylvian area the boundaries of the neural regions believed to function in language.

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Although, like virtually all aphasias, some white matter damage was typically present in conduction aphasia, there was also damage to cortex in nearly all cases. The traditional account of the repetition defect of conduction aphasia caused by isolated interruption of white matter connections between Wernicke's and Broca's areas was no longer tenable. Likewise, transcortical motor aphasia (TMA) was a clearly recognized clinical entity but information on its anatomical basis was sparse. On the basis of radionuclide scans and associated neurological signs, Rubens (1975) posited that TMA resulted from lesions in superior and mesial premotor regions.

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