Introduction: Gerstmann's Syndrome


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Gerstmann's Syndrome: Brain defect causing various cognitive problems.

Gerstmann's Syndrome: Gerstmann's syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by four primary symptoms: a writing disability (agraphia or dysgraphia), a lack of understanding of the rules for calculation or arithmetic (acalculia or dyscalculia), an inability to distinguish right from left, and an inability to identify fingers (finger agnosia). The disorder should not be confused with Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker disease, a type of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy. 1

Researching symptoms of Gerstmann's Syndrome: Further information about the symptoms of Gerstmann's Syndrome is available including a list of symptoms of Gerstmann's Syndrome, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Treatments for Gerstmann's Syndrome: Various information is available about treatments available for Gerstmann's Syndrome, or research treatments for other diseases.

Causes of Gerstmann's Syndrome: Research more detailed information about the causes of Gerstmann's Syndrome, other possibly hidden causes of Gerstmann's Syndrome, or other general information about Gerstmann's Syndrome.

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1. excerpt from NINDS Gerstmann's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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