Gesture comprehension, knowledge and production in Alzheimers disease
European Journal of Neurology, 04/27/2012
Rousseaux M et al. – Patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) can clearly show gesture apraxia from the mild–moderate stage of dementia onwards. Recognition and imitation disorders are relatively frequent (especially for pantomimes). The authors did not find conceptual difficulties to be the main problem in early–stage AD.