Anosognosia

Anosognosia (ə, ə; from Ancient Greek ἀ- a-, `without`, νόσος nosos, `disease` and γνῶσις gnōsis, `knowledge`) is viewed as a deficit of self-awareness, a condition in which a person who suffers certain disability seems unaware of the existence of his or her disability. It was first named by the neurologist Joseph Babinski i...
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anosognosia

(an-o″sog-no´zhә) unawareness or denial of a neurological deficit, such as hemiplegia.
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Anosognosia

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 awareness of the fact that she had suffered a stroke) s...
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anosognosia

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

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. The inability of a patient to recognize that he/she ...
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anosognosia

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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Anosognosia

lack of awareness of a disease
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anosognosia

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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