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Dyslexia, Acquired MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dyslexia, Acquired
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.150.500.300.200
C10.597.606.150.550.200.500
C23.888.592.604.150.500.300.200
C23.888.592.604.150.550.200.500
F03.615.700
F03.625.562.400.500
Unique ID
D004411
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004411
Scope Note
A receptive visual aphasia characterized by the loss of a previously possessed ability to comprehend the meaning or significance of handwritten words, despite intact vision. This condition may be associated with posterior cerebral artery infarction (INFARCTION, POSTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY) and other BRAIN DISEASES.
Entry Term(s)
Acquired Global Dyslexia
Acquired Spelling Dyslexia
Alexia, Acquired
Reading Disability, Acquired
Word Blindness, Acquired
Public MeSH Note
1977; see ALEXIA 1963-1976
History Note
1977(1963)
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/07/07
Dyslexia, Acquired Preferred
Acquired Global Dyslexia Narrower
Acquired Spelling Dyslexia Narrower
Alexia, Acquired Narrower
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