Apraxia

Apraxia is a movement symptom indicating a specific type of problem performing conscious motions. Apraxia usually indicates a brain disorder regarding the control of motion. For example, apraxia may result from a stroke, Alzheimerís, dementia disorders, or various other causes. Read more about: movement symptoms, movement disorders ...

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Apraxia (called "dyspraxia" if mild) is a neurological disorder characterized by loss of the ability to execute or carry out skilled movements and gestures, despite having the desire and the physical ability to perform them. Apraxia results from dysfunction of the cerebral hemispheres of the brain, especially the parietal lobe ...1

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Causes

Causes of apraxia include:

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Causes of Apraxia

Apraxia (called "dyspraxia" if mild) is a neurological disorder characterized by loss of the ability to execute or carry out skilled movements and gestures, despite having the desire and the physical ability to perform them. Apraxia results from dysfunction of ...2

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Causes List for Apraxia

Possible causes of Apraxia (or similar symptoms) may include:3

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Similar Symptoms

Is it apraxia? There are many other types of movement disorders or other symptoms that cause difficulty performing movements. Examples include:

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Treatments for Apraxia

Is there any treatment? Generally, treatment for individuals with apraxia includes physical, speech, or occupational therapy. If apraxia is a symptom of another disorder, the underlying disorder should be treated. ...Source: NINDS (NIH)4 ...

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References

  1. Source: NINDS (NIH): ninds.nih.gov/ disorders/ apraxia/ apraxia.htm
  2. ibid.
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: NINDS (NIH): ninds.nih.gov/ disorders/ apraxia/ apraxia.htm

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