Gerstmann's syndrome

Gerstmann's syndrome

A combination of agraphia, right-left disorientation, finger agnosia and acalculia caused by a parietal lobe tumour. (Josef Gerstmann, 1887–1969, Austrian neurologist.
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Twenty (86,9%) PCA patients exhibited some or all elements of Gerstmann's syndrome (agraphia, acalculia, and digital agnosia), 18 (78,3%) PCA patients showed some or all elements of Balint's syndrome (simultanagnosia and oculomotor apraxia), 7 (30,4%) PCA patients presented neglect, and 1 (4,3%) PCA patient showed aphasia.
The court heard the boy may be suffering a brain disorder called Gerstmann's syndrome.