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Anomia (Dysnomia) Summary

Description: A language dysfunction characterized by the inability to name people and objects that are correctly perceived. The individual is able to describe the object in question, but cannot provide the name. This condition is associated with lesions of the dominant hemisphere involving the language areas, in particular the TEMPORAL LOBE. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p484)

Also Known As: Dysnomia; Nominal Aphasia; Anomic Aphasia; Anomic Dysphasia; Nominal Dysphasia Show All >>

Networked: 40 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 7 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Anomia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 4 results : IBA
  2. Neurotransmitter Agents (Neurotransmitter) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  3. Levodopa (L Dopa) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 31 Generic
  4. STF 62247 : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. styrene-methylmethacrylate copolymer : 2 results : IBA
  6. A-factor (Streptomyces) : 2 results : IBA
  7. Dexfenfluramine (Redux) : 1 result : IBA
  8. Technetium Tc 99m Exametazime (Ceretec) : 1 result : FDA 1
  9. Tuberculin (PPD) : 1 result : IBA
  10. Tea : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Anomia

  1. Wernicke Aphasia (Receptive Aphasia)
  2. Aphasia (Dysphasia)
  3. Stroke (Strokes)
  4. Memory Disorders (Memory Loss)
  5. Apraxias (Dyspraxia)
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Key Therapies for Anomia

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  1. Computer-Assisted Therapy (Therapy, Computer Assisted) : 1 study in 3 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 study in 2 results
  3. Home Nursing (Nursing, Home) : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Anterior Temporal Lobectomy : 2 results
  5. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) : 1 result
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