Acquired dyslexia

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Acquired dyslexia is a disorder experienced by people who have lost some aspect of their reading ability as a result of brain damage.

It is an umbrella term for many specific forms of dyslexia which can be caused by a variety of neuropathological diseases such as brain damage, stroke, dementia and multiple sclerosis. Some of these specific forms are listed below:

Links

[1] Acquired dyslexia as conversion disorder - The Aphasiology Archive on the University Library System of the University of Pittsburgh