Most studies on agraphia
in AD have been performed in the alphabetic system, such as English.
Alexia and agraphia
in Spanish speakers: CAT correlations and interlinguistic analysis.
2) Clinical features of PCA constitute a wide variety of signs and symptoms; nevertheless, the most frequent include hemiagnosia (deficit in awareness of one side of space), optic ataxia (lack of coordination between visual inputs and hand movements, resulting in inability to reach and grab objects), visual agnosia (an impairment in recognition of visually presented objects), alexia (difficulty to understand written words), acalculia (difficulty with simple mathematical tasks), and agraphia
(loss in the ability to communicate through writing).
Exclusion criteria were: i] to be diagnosed with a neurodegenerative disease; ii] to have an MCI formal diagnosis by a neurologist; iii] to suffer from a disabling chronic disease; iv] to have a psychiatric diagnosis; v] to demonstrate a significant cognitive impairment, such as aphasia, agraphia
, alexia and/or apraxia; and vi] to have a severe sensory or perceptual deficit (Diaz & Peraita, 2008).
28) reported an uncommon linguistic disorder due to right thalamic ischemic infarction in which cross-transcortical sensorial aphasia and neologistic jargon agraphia
and alexia were present; the SPECT in this patient demonstrated right fronto-temporo-parieto-occipital hypoperfusion.
The 40-year-old was diagnosed with alexia without agraphia
, also known as "word blindness", in which a patient loses the ability to read, but can still write and understand the spoken word.
Dysgraphia sometimes termed agraphia
is a specific deficiency in the ability to write not associated with ability to read, or due to intellectual impairment.
1981) Phonological agraphia
and the lexical route in writing.
The paradox of his disorder was that he retained the capacity to write, known as alexia without agraphia
He had alexia, agraphia
, acalculia but no finger agnosia, prosopagnosia, or visual agnosias.
I have long known about amnesia (can't remember things) and aphasia (can't utter them properly) and agraphia
(can't write them down).
In my own field of neurology, we have the monstrous triple negative, alexia without agraphia
, indicating damage to the brain in such a way that there is difficulty with speaking, but not with writing.