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Gerstmann syndrome


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A neurological disorder characterized by left-right disorientation, agraphia, acalculia, and finger agnosia, generally associated with lesions in the parietal lobe of the dominant cerebral hemisphere. [Named after the Austrian neurologist Josef Gerstmann (1887–1969) who first noticed in 1930 the tendency for the four components of the syndrome to occur together]

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Psychology.


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