the saddest patient I have encountered
in my medical career: a young man
with a brain tumor involving his com-
medication center, who was left with
the bizarre deficit of being able to voice
only random numbers. Seeing him
gnaw, , would ask, "What' s wrong?
Id something hurting?" I hoped he
would respond by pointing to the site
of his pain. But instead he pursed his
lips and a look of intense concentration .
overcame his face. After a minute or
two he attempted speech, but "four" or
ten" pr "three" was all that would,
come out. And then he would cry,