Anomia (Dysnomia)

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; Amnesic Aphasia; Anomia, Color; Anomias, Color; Anomic Dysphasias; Color Anomias; Dysnomias; Dysphasia, Anomic; Dysphasia, Nominal; Dysphasias, Anomic; Dysphasias, Nominal; Nominal Dysphasias; Aphasia, Amnesic; Aphasia, Anomic; Aphasia, Nominal; Color Anomia
Networked: 40 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 7 trials/studies) for this Disease, Comments

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

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


1. Fridriksson, Julius: 2 articles (09/2011 - 06/2010)
2. Schnider, Armin: 2 articles (01/2011 - 12/2006)
3. Laganaro, Marina: 2 articles (01/2011 - 12/2006)
4. van Hees, Sophia: 1 article (05/2014)
5. de Zubicaray, Greig: 1 article (05/2014)
6. Read, Stephen: 1 article (05/2014)
7. McMahon, Katie: 1 article (05/2014)
8. Copland, David A: 1 article (05/2014)
9. Angwin, Anthony: 1 article (05/2014)
10. Hoffmann, Michael: 1 article (11/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Anomia:
1. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)IBA
2. Neurotransmitter Agents (Neurotransmitter)IBA
3. Levodopa (L Dopa)FDA LinkGeneric
4. STF 62247IBA
5. styrene-methylmethacrylate copolymerIBA
6. A-factor (Streptomyces)IBA
7. Dexfenfluramine (Redux)IBA
05/01/1993 - "Nominal dysphasia redux."
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8. Technetium Tc 99m Exametazime (Ceretec)FDA Link
9. Tuberculin (PPD)IBA
10. TeaIBA
11/01/2003 - "Thus anomia for people's names may be the sole clinical manifestation of TEA. "
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Therapies and Procedures

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

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