Insular stroke causing unilateral auditory processing disorder: case report

J Am Acad Audiol. 1993 Nov;4(6):364-9.


This case presentation describes a patient with a strategically placed lesion involving the right insula and adjacent white matter. The most remarkable finding associated with this case is the presence of a unilateral auditory processing disorder when presenting speech materials to the left ear. Intervention for this patient is described in addition to a discussion of possible explanations for the unique pattern of auditory dysfunction.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Audiometry, Pure-Tone
  • Auditory Perception*
  • Auditory Threshold
  • Cerebral Cortex / physiopathology*
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders / complications*
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders / diagnosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders / physiopathology*
  • Hearing Disorders / etiology*
  • Hearing Disorders / physiopathology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Speech Discrimination Tests
  • Speech Perception
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed