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Apraxia, Ideomotor MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Apraxia, Ideomotor
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.881.350.200
C23.888.592.604.882.350.200
F01.700.875.350.200
Unique ID
D020240
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020240
Scope Note
A form of apraxia characterized by an acquired inability to carry out a complex motor activity despite the ability to mentally formulate the action. This condition has been attributed to a disruption of connections between the dominant parietal cortex and supplementary and premotor cortical regions in both hemispheres. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p57)
Entry Term(s)
Apraxia, Ideokinetic
Apraxia, Limb Kinetic
Apraxia, Transcortical
Classic Apraxia
Dyspraxia, Ideomotor
Ideomotor Apraxia
Previous Indexing
Apraxias (1968-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Apraxia, Ideomotor Preferred
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