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Dysgraphia

Dysgraphia: Introduction

Dysgraphia: Dysgraphia is a neurological disorder characterized by writing disabilities. Specifically, the disorder causes a person's writing to be distorted or ... more about Dysgraphia.

Dysgraphia: Difficulty with writing. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Dysgraphia is available below.

Symptoms of Dysgraphia

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Dysgraphia?

Dysgraphia: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Dysgraphia

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Disease Topics Related To Dysgraphia

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Dysgraphia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Dysgraphia

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease, it can...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a...read more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help from their...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see ...read more »

Dysgraphia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Dysgraphia

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Dysgraphia: Rare Types

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Dysgraphia: Animations

Prognosis for Dysgraphia

Prognosis for Dysgraphia: Some individuals with dysgraphia improve their writing ability, but for others, the disorder persists. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Dysgraphia Information Page: NINDS)

Dysgraphia: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Dysgraphia

Dysgraphia is a neurological disorder characterized by writing disabilities. Specifically, the disorder causes a person's writing to be distorted or incorrect. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Dysgraphia Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Dysgraphia:

Impaired ability to learn to write - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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