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Descriptor English: Dyscalculia
Descriptor Spanish: Discalculia
Descriptor Portuguese: Discalculia
Descriptor French: Dyscalculie
Entry term(s): Acalculia
Acalculia, Secondary
Acalculias
Acalculias, Secondary
Acquired Dyscalculia
Acquired Dyscalculias
Developmental Dyscalculia
Developmental Dyscalculias
Dyscalculia, Acquired
Dyscalculia, Developmental
Dyscalculia, Primary
Dyscalculias
Dyscalculias, Acquired
Dyscalculias, Developmental
Dyscalculias, Primary
Primary Dyscalculia
Primary Dyscalculias
Secondary Acalculia
Secondary Acalculias
Tree number(s): C10.597.606.150.550.099
C23.888.592.604.150.550.099
F03.625.562.199
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D060705
Scope note: Impaired ability in numerical concepts. These inabilities arise as a result of primary neurological lesion, are syndromic (e.g., GERSTMANN SYNDROME ) or acquired due to brain damage.
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
Previous Indexing: Learning Disorders (1968-2011)
Public MeSH Note: 2012
History Note: 2012
Related: Gerstmann Syndrome MeSH
DeCS ID: 54516
Unique ID: D060705
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Revision Date: 2015/07/06
Dyscalculia - Preferred
Concept UI M0555022
Scope note Impaired ability in numerical concepts. These inabilities arise as a result of primary neurological lesion, are syndromic (e.g., GERSTMANN SYNDROME ) or acquired due to brain damage.
Preferred term Dyscalculia
Entry term(s) Acalculia
Acalculias
Dyscalculias
Acquired Dyscalculia - Narrower
Concept UI M0555024
Scope note Impairment in mathematical abilities secondary to a damage to a specific region of the brain often caused by a stroke, tumor, or trauma.
Preferred term Acquired Dyscalculia
Entry term(s) Acalculia, Secondary
Acalculias, Secondary
Acquired Dyscalculias
Dyscalculia, Acquired
Dyscalculias, Acquired
Secondary Acalculia
Secondary Acalculias
Developmental Dyscalculia - Narrower
Concept UI M0555023
Scope note A disorder characterized by impaired ability to comprehend numerical representation and rules, recall numerical facts, and perform arithmetic and related operations due to innate neurological lesion in areas of the brain that are important in numerical processing.
Preferred term Developmental Dyscalculia
Entry term(s) Developmental Dyscalculias
Dyscalculia, Developmental
Dyscalculia, Primary
Dyscalculias, Developmental
Dyscalculias, Primary
Primary Dyscalculia
Primary Dyscalculias



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