UMEM Educational Pearls

Category: Neurology

Title: Apraxia versus Agnosia

Keywords: apraxia, agnosia, stroke symptoms (PubMed Search)

Posted: 11/8/2007 by Aisha Liferidge, MD (Updated: 7/10/2020)
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  • Apraxia = Inability to carry out physical acts despite intact motor function.
  • Agnosia = Inability to recognize and identify objects and/or sounds despite intact sensory function.