"Prosopagnosia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The inability to recognize a familiar face or to learn to recognize new faces. This visual agnosia is most often associated with lesions involving the junctional regions between the temporal and occipital lobes. The majority of cases are associated with bilateral lesions, however unilateral damage to the right occipito-temporal cortex has also been associated with this condition. (From Cortex 1995 Jun;31(2):317-29)
- Facial Recognition Agnosia
- Agnosia, Facial Recognition
- Agnosias, Facial Recognition
- Facial Recognition Agnosias
- Recognition Agnosia, Facial
- Recognition Agnosias, Facial
- Agnosia for Faces
- Agnosia for Face
- Prosopagnosia, Developmental
- Developmental Prosopagnosia
- Developmental Prosopagnosias
- Prosopagnosias, Developmental
- Prosopagnosia, Acquired
- Acquired Prosopagnosia
- Acquired Prosopagnosias
- Prosopagnosias, Acquired
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