Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-nō′sog-nō′sē-ă Definitions: 1. Ignorance of the presence of disease, specifically of paralysis. Most often seen in patients with nondominant parietal lobe lesions, who deny presence of hemiparesis.
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A syndrome in which a person with a paralysed limb claims it is still functioning. One of Professor Ramachandran's patients, who had suffered a stroke which had paralysed the left side of her body, refused to accept that her arm couldn't move. Even though lucid in every other aspect (including aware...
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Ignorance of the presence of disease, specifically of paralysis. Most often seen in patients with non-dominant parietal lobe lesions, who deny their hemiparesis. ... Origin: G. A-priv. + nosos, disease, + gnosis, knowledge ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(an-o″sog-no´zhә) unawareness or denial of a neurological deficit, such as hemiplegia.
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anosognosia 1. The apparent unawareness of or failure to recognize one's own functional defect (e.g., hemiplegia, hemianopsia). 2. The lack of interest or belief in the existence of one's disease. 3. Real or feigned ignorance of the presence of disease, especially of paralysis.
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anosognosia, anosognosic 1. The apparent unawareness of or failure to recognize one's own functional defect (e.g., hemiplegia, hemianopsia). 2. The lack of interest or belief in the existence of one's disease. 3. Real or feigned ignorance of the presence of disease, especially of paralysis. 4. Th...
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Anosognosia /æˌnɒsɒgˈnəʊsɪə/ is a condition in which a person who suffers disability seems unaware of the existence of his or her disability. Unlike denial, which is a defense mechanism, anosognosia is rooted in physiology (for example, damage to the frontal or parietal lobe due to illness...
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