Stroke vocab

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Stroke vocab
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2012-12-12 12:40:09
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  1. awareness of body position in space
    Proprioceptive
  2. inability to use or comprehend language
    aphasia
  3. reading problems
    alexia, or dyslexia
  4. difficulty with writing
    agraphia
  5. difficulty with matematic calculation
    acalculia
  6. paralysis on one side of the body
    hemiplegia
  7. weakness on one side of the body
    hemiparesis
  8. gait disturbance
    ataxia
  9. unable to use an object correctly
    agnosia
  10. carry out purposeful motor activity
    apraxia
  11. eyelid drooping
    ptosis
  12. a brief episode of blindness in one eye, results in retina ischemia caused by ophthalmic or carotid artery insufficiency.
    Amaurosis Fugax
  13. Blindness in half of the vision field, results from damage to the optic tract or occipital lobe
    Hemianopsia
  14. there is blindness in the same side of both eyes
    homonymous hemianopsia

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