Woman Speaks in British Accent After Oral Surgery

by Savitha C Muppala on  May 6, 2011 at 11:48 PM General Health News
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A 56-year-old woman from Newport, Oregon, began to speak with a different accent after she underwent an oral surgery. She woke up from sedation and spoke with a British accent.
 Woman Speaks in British Accent After Oral Surgery
Woman Speaks in British Accent After Oral Surgery

This condition is medically termed as foreign accent syndrome. It is an extremely rare speech disorder mostly caused due to injury to the left hemisphere of the brain, the region associated with language.

Many victims of stroke suffer this condition. Any injury to the head can also trigger foreign accent syndrome.



Source: Medindia

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jetfixer Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Bloody hell, mate!

ennairam_23 Saturday, May 7, 2011

I'm amazed and at the same time intrigued by this. So, this is possible. I wonder how the brain works for this.

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