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Agraphia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Agraphia
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.150.500.050
C23.888.592.604.150.500.050
Unique ID
D000381
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000381
Scope Note
Loss or impairment of the ability to write (letters, syllables, words, or phrases) due to an injury to a specific cerebral area or occasionally due to emotional factors. This condition rarely occurs in isolation, and often accompanies APHASIA. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p485; APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
Entry Term(s)
Acquired Agraphia
Acquired Dysgraphia
Constructional Agraphia
Developmental Agraphia
Developmental Dysgraphia
Dysgraphia
Pure Agraphia
NLM Classification #
WL 340
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Agraphia Preferred
Dysgraphia Related
Constructional Agraphia Narrower
Acquired Agraphia Narrower
Developmental Agraphia Narrower
Pure Agraphia Narrower
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