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Agnosia: is a loss of ability to recognize objects, persons, sounds, shapes, or smells while the specific sense is not defective nor is there any significant memory loss. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of Agnosia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Agnosia is a rare disorder characterized by an inability to recognize and identify objects or persons despite having knowledge of the characteristics of the objects or persons. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Agnosia Information Page: NINDS)
Agnosia is a rare disorder characterized by an inability to recognize... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Agnosia Information Page: NINDS)
Inability to recognize objects by use of the senses
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Loss of the ability to distinguish the significance of stimuli; may be auditory, visual, olfactory, tactile, or gustatory.
- (Source - CRISP)
Agnosia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Agnosia, or a subtype of Agnosia,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)
The list below shows some of the causes of Agnosia mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Agnosia. Of the 9 causes of Agnosia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Agnosia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Agnosia based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Agnosia:
Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Cognitive symptoms (3664 causes), Memory symptoms (523 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
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