Agraphia (Dysgraphia)

Loss or impairment of the ability to write (letters, syllables, words, or phrases) due to an injury to a specific cerebral area or occasionally due to emotional factors. This condition rarely occurs in isolation, and often accompanies APHASIA. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p485; APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
Also Known As:
Dysgraphia; Acquired Agraphia; Acquired Dysgraphia; Constructional Agraphia; Developmental Agraphia; Developmental Dysgraphia; Acquired Agraphias; Acquired Dysgraphias; Agraphia, Acquired; Agraphia, Constructional; Agraphia, Developmental; Agraphia, Pure; Agraphias; Agraphias, Acquired; Agraphias, Constructional; Agraphias, Developmental; Agraphias, Pure; Constructional Agraphias; Developmental Agraphias; Developmental Dysgraphias; Dysgraphia, Acquired; Dysgraphia, Developmental; Dysgraphias; Dysgraphias, Acquired; Dysgraphias, Developmental; Pure Agraphias; Pure Agraphia
Networked: 25 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Dyslexia (Alexia)
2. Motor Skills Disorders (Motor Skills Disorder)
3. Epilepsy (Aura)
4. Dysarthria (Spastic Dysarthria)
5. Aphasia (Dysphasia)


1. Tomiwa, Kiyotaka: 1 article (12/2014)
2. Kuki, Ichiro: 1 article (12/2014)
3. Ikeda, Hiroko: 1 article (12/2014)
4. Kawawaki, Hisashi: 1 article (12/2014)
5. Okazaki, Shin: 1 article (12/2014)
6. Stochl, J: 1 article (11/2014)
7. Khandaker, G M: 1 article (11/2014)
8. Lewis, G: 1 article (11/2014)
9. Zammit, S: 1 article (11/2014)
10. Jones, P B: 1 article (11/2014)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Agraphia:
1. Anticonvulsants (Antiepileptic Drugs)IBA
2. Carbon MonoxideIBA
3. dicarboxydine (DCD)IBA
4. Valproic Acid (Valproate, Semisodium)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Thiamylal (Surital)FDA Link
6. Piracetam (Nootropil)IBA
7. Naloxone (Narcan)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Methylphenidate (Ritalin)FDA LinkGeneric
9. gamma-Globulins (gamma-Globulin)IBA
10. Dopamine (Intropin)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Split-Brain Procedure (Split-Brain)
2. Hemispherectomy
3. Neurosurgical Procedures
4. Carotid Endarterectomy
5. Thyroidectomy