acalculia


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Related to acalculia: Gerstmann syndrome, Finger agnosia

acalculia

[‚ā·kal′kyü·lē·ə]
(medicine)
A form of aphasia characterized by inability to do mathematical calculations.
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Neuropsychiatric test results of the cases Neuropsychiatric Tests Case 1 Montreal Cognitive Assessment Losses in all parts except orientation Mini Mental State Examination Losses in memory and copying parts Frontal lobe test battery and Problems in attention, organization, clock drawing test planning and executive functions Examinations of writing, No agraphia, acalculia, alexia calculation and reading Neuropsychiatric Tests Case 2 Montreal Cognitive Assessment Losses in all parts except naming Mini Mental State Examination Losses in orientation and memory parts Frontal lobe test battery and Problems in attention, organization, clock drawing test planning and executive functions Examinations of writing, No agraphia, acalculia, alexia calculation and reading
The accountant who lost arithmetic: a case report of acalculia with a left thalamic lesion.
(1997): Cerebral pathways for calculation: double dissociations between Gerstmann's acalculia and subcortical acalculia.
Hittmair-Delazer, Sailer y Benke (1995) han encontrado un paciente con acalculia que fallaba a la hora de resolver tareas aritmeticas muy simples (p.
The clinical features that are more common with a dominant left cerebral hemisphere lesion include aphasia, agraphia, acalculia, apraxias, a left gaze preference, a right visual field deficit along with right-sided hemiparesis, and a right-sided hemisensory loss.
She describes client-centered practice and evidence-based practice, general evaluation methods such as interviewing and administering tests, visual processing skills based on modified information processing theory and Warren's hierarchical model of visual processing, apraxia, body scheme disorders such as right-left discrimination, visual discrimination skills such as spatial relations and topographic disorientation, agnosia in its various forms, orientation and attention, memory, executive function, acalculia, factors that influence vision, perception and cognition such as depression, and the use of computers in retraining of the patient.
Spatial acalculia is a distinct disorder characterized by difficulties in the spatial representation of numbers which manifest as number rotation, number omission, misreading of arithmetical signs, difficulty with column alignment and placing of decimals, while leaving number reading and number formation skills intact (Geary, 1993).