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Preferred term

Dyslexia, Acquired  

Type

  • Topical Descriptor

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Entry terms

  • Acquired Reading Disabilities
  • Acquired Reading Disability
  • Acquired Word Blindness
  • Acquired Word Blindnesses
  • Blindness, Acquired Word
  • Blindnesses, Acquired Word
  • Disabilities, Acquired Reading
  • Disability, Acquired Reading
  • Reading Disabilities, Acquired
  • Reading Disability, Acquired
  • Word Blindness, Acquired
  • Word Blindnesses, Acquired

Scope note

  • A receptive visual aphasia characterized by the loss of a previously possessed ability to comprehend the meaning or significance of handwritten words, despite intact vision. This condition may be associated with posterior cerebral artery infarction (INFARCTION, POSTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY) and other BRAIN DISEASES.

History note

  • 1977(1963)

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http://www.yso.fi/onto/mesh/D004411

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