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Related to finger agnosia: dysgraphia, acalculia, prosopagnosia, constructional apraxia, Gerstmann syndrome, dressing apraxia
inability to recognize the import of sensory impressions; the varieties correspond with several senses and are distinguished as auditory (acoustic), gustatory, olfactory, tactile, and visual.
finger agnosia loss of ability to indicate one's own or another's fingers.
tactile agnosia inability to recognize familiar objects by touch. See also astereognosis.
time agnosia loss of comprehension of the succession and duration of events.
visual agnosia inability to recognize familiar objects by sight, usually due to a lesion in one of the visual association areas. Called also object blindness and psychic blindness.
visual-spatial agnosia (visuospatial agnosia) lack of the ability to analyze and orient using visual representations and their spatial relationships.
inability to name or recognize individual fingers, of one's own or of other people; most often caused by lesion of or near the angular gyrus of the dominant hemisphere.
finger agnosiaNeurology Inability to recognize ones own fingers
fin·ger ag·no·si·a(fing'gĕr ag-nō'zē-ă)
Inability to name or recognize individual fingers, of one's own or those of other people; most often caused by lesion of or near the angular gyrus of the dominant hemisphere.