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Gerstmann Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gerstmann Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.762.100.300
C23.888.592.604.764.100.300
F01.700.750.100.300
Unique ID
D005862
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005862
Annotation
do not confuse with GERSTMANN-STRAUSSLER SYNDROME, a prion disease
Scope Note
A disorder of cognition characterized by the tetrad of finger agnosia, dysgraphia, DYSCALCULIA, and right-left disorientation. The syndrome may be developmental or acquired. Acquired Gerstmann syndrome is associated with lesions in the dominant (usually left) PARIETAL LOBE which involve the angular gyrus or subjacent white matter. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p457)
Entry Term(s)
Acquired Gerstmann Syndrome
Acquired Gerstmann's Syndrome
Developmental Gerstmann Syndrome
Developmental Gerstmann's Syndrome
Finger-Agnosia-Left-Right-Confusion-Acalculia-Agraphia
Gerstmann Syndrome 2
Gerstmann's Syndrome
Gerstmann-Badal Syndrome
Syndrome de Gerstmann
See Also
Dyscalculia
Public MeSH Note
2000; see Gerstmann's Syndrome 1966-1999
History Note
2000(1966)
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Gerstmann Syndrome Preferred
Developmental Gerstmann's Syndrome Narrower
Gerstmann Syndrome 2 Related
Acquired Gerstmann Syndrome Narrower
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