Gerstmann Syndrome (Gerstmann's Syndrome)

A disorder of cognition characterized by the tetrad of finger agnosia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and right-left disorientation. The syndrome may be developmental or acquired. Acquired Gerstmann syndrome is associated with lesions in the dominant (usually left) PARIETAL LOBE which involve the angular gyrus or subjacent white matter. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p457)
Also Known As:
Gerstmann's Syndrome; Syndrome, Gerstmann; Acquired Gerstmann Syndrome; Acquired Gerstmann's Syndrome; Developmental Gerstmann's Syndrome; Gerstmann Syndrome 2; Gerstmann-Badal Syndrome; Syndrome de Gerstmann; Developmental Gerstmanns Syndrome; Finger-Agnosia-Left-Right-Confusion-Acalculia-Agraphias; Gerstmann Badal Syndrome; Gerstmann Syndrome, Acquired; Gerstmann Syndrome, Developmental; Gerstmann's Syndrome, Acquired; Gerstmann's Syndrome, Developmental; Gerstmann, Syndrome de; Syndrome, Acquired Gerstmann; Syndrome, Acquired Gerstmann's; Syndrome, Developmental Gerstmann; Syndrome, Gerstmann-Badal; de Gerstmann, Syndrome; Developmental Gerstmann Syndrome; Finger-Agnosia-Left-Right-Confusion-Acalculia-Agraphia
Networked: 14 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

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1. Shevell, Michael: 1 article (01/2015)
2. Zeidman, Lawrence A: 1 article (01/2015)
3. Ziller, Matthias Georg: 1 article (01/2015)
4. Chou, Li-Wei: 1 article (01/2012)
5. Sakamoto, Chihoko: 1 article (01/2012)
6. Chou, Chia-Hui: 1 article (01/2012)
7. Tokunaga, Koji: 1 article (01/2012)
8. Fujiwara, Kenjiro: 1 article (01/2012)
9. Hasegawa, Yu: 1 article (01/2012)
10. Makino, Keishi: 1 article (01/2012)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Gerstmann Syndrome:
1. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants)IBA
2. A-factor (Streptomyces)IBA
3. Carbon MonoxideIBA
4. Acetazolamide (Diamox)FDA LinkGeneric
5. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)IBA
6. A 17 (A-17)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)
2. Thrombolytic Therapy
3. Thoracotomy
4. Surgical Portasystemic Shunt (Portosystemic Shunt)
5. Play Therapy (Therapy, Play)