astereognosis


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astereognosis

(əˌstɛrɪəʊˈɡnəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) inability to recognize objects by touch
[a-1 + stereo- + -gnosis]
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Noun1.astereognosis - a loss of the ability to recognize objects by handling themastereognosis - a loss of the ability to recognize objects by handling them
agnosia - inability to recognize objects by use of the senses
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The 2PD sense test is a simple and reliable way of evaluating astereognosis [36,40] and moreover, the relationship between 2PD sense and hand function has been proven [41].
There were no cortical sensory deficits such as agraphesthesia and astereognosis. The alien limb phenomenon, neglect syndrome, or myoclonus was not observed.
Sensory problems such as astereognosis (loss of tactile recognition), prevalent to some degree in almost half of hemiplegic CP patients (Uvebrandt 1988), can greatly affect the ability to complete activities of daily living, especially when coupled with impaired hand function (Bleyenheuft and Gordon 2013).