Agnosia

About- Agnosia is the inability to process sensory information which results in the loss of the ability to recognize objects, person, faces, voices, or places.

Symptoms-
 Inability to recognize objects, persons, sounds, shapes, or smells

Causes-
Agnosia occurs due to lesions on the parietal and temporal lobes of the brain. Lesions can occur due to
 Strokes
 Traumatic brain injury
 Head traumas
 Encephalitis
 Dementia
 Tumour
 Carbon monoxide poisoning
 Anoxia
 Developmental disorders

Specialists to visit-
 Neurologist
 Psychiatrist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.aphasia.org
https://www.ninds.nih.gov
https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov

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