Misdiagnosis of Underlying Causes of Gerstmann's Syndrome


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About underlying conditions: With a diagnosis of Gerstmann's Syndrome, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Gerstmann's Syndrome. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Gerstmann's Syndrome. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis

Underlying conditions list: The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Gerstmann's Syndrome includes:

Underlying conditions discussion: In adults, the syndrome may occur after a stroke or in association with damage to the parietal lobe. 1

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

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