agraphesthesia

agraphesthesia

(a?graf?es-the'zh(e-)a) [ a- + -graph + esthesi- + -ia]
Inability to recognize letters or numbers drawn by the examiner on skin.
See: graphesthesia
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There were no cortical sensory deficits such as agraphesthesia and astereognosis.
Lesions in the postcentral gyrus induced characteristic somatosensory deficits, which symptoms including agraphesthesia, hypesthesia, and reduction of proprioception and fine touch [23, 24].
(30) The CNI was comprised of 3 subscales, including: (a) motor coordination (MC) involving finger-nose test, finger-thumb tapping, finger-thumb opposition, dysdiadochokinesia, fist-edge-palm test, and Oseretsky test; (b) sensory integration (SI) involving extinction, finger agnosia, stereognosis, agraphesthesia, and left-right orientation; and (c) disinhibition (DI) involving Go/No-go test.
Similar to case 1, facial agraphesthesia began to recover after the 6th month.