Gerstmann Syndrome

Eponym

Gerstmann Syndrome

Anatomy

Cerebral hemisphere: Dominant parietal lobe

Vascular

Middle cerebral artery

Signs & Symptoms

Side Manifestation Comments
Neither Agraphia (inability to write)
Neither Acalculia (inability to calculate)
Neither Right-left confusion
Neither Finger agnosia (inability to recognize fingers)
Neither Ideomotor apraxia May be associated

References

Gerstmann J. Fingeragnosie. Eine umschriebene Störung der Orientierung am eigenen Körper. Wien Klin Wschr 1924; 37: 1010-2.