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Descriptor in English: Agraphia
Descriptor in Spanish: Agrafia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Agrafia
Descriptor in French: Agraphie
Entry term(s): Acquired Agraphia
Acquired Agraphias
Acquired Dysgraphia
Acquired Dysgraphias
Agraphia, Acquired
Agraphia, Constructional
Agraphia, Developmental
Agraphia, Pure
Agraphias
Agraphias, Acquired
Agraphias, Constructional
Agraphias, Developmental
Agraphias, Pure
Constructional Agraphia
Constructional Agraphias
Developmental Agraphia
Developmental Agraphias
Developmental Dysgraphia
Developmental Dysgraphias
Dysgraphia
Dysgraphia, Acquired
Dysgraphia, Developmental
Dysgraphias
Dysgraphias, Acquired
Dysgraphias, Developmental
Pure Agraphia
Pure Agraphias
Tree number(s): C10.597.606.150.500.050
C23.888.592.604.150.500.050
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)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
DeCS UI: 385
Descriptor UI: D000381
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Agraphia - Preferred
Concept UI M0000581
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)
Preferred term Agraphia
Entry term(s) Agraphias
Dysgraphia - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0355784
Scope note Some authorities use this term interchangeably with Agraphia and some do not.
Preferred term Dysgraphia
Entry term(s) Dysgraphias
Constructional Agraphia - Narrower
Concept UI M0336949
Preferred term Constructional Agraphia
Entry term(s) Agraphia, Constructional
Agraphias, Constructional
Constructional Agraphias
Acquired Agraphia - Narrower
Concept UI M0336945
Preferred term Acquired Agraphia
Entry term(s) Acquired Agraphias
Acquired Dysgraphia
Acquired Dysgraphias
Agraphia, Acquired
Agraphias, Acquired
Dysgraphia, Acquired
Dysgraphias, Acquired
Developmental Agraphia - Narrower
Concept UI M0336946
Preferred term Developmental Agraphia
Entry term(s) Agraphia, Developmental
Agraphias, Developmental
Developmental Agraphias
Developmental Dysgraphia
Developmental Dysgraphias
Dysgraphia, Developmental
Dysgraphias, Developmental
Pure Agraphia - Narrower
Concept UI M0336944
Preferred term Pure Agraphia
Entry term(s) Agraphia, Pure
Agraphias, Pure
Pure Agraphias



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