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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0234512

NCI Thesaurus Code: C85031  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction

NCIt Definition: Impaired ability to recognize other human faces in the absence of a vision disorder. It may be a congenital disorder or the result of brain injury.

HPO Definition: Inability to recognize faces of familair persons. [HPO:probinson]

MSH Definition: 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)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Agnosia for Faces
Agnosia for Face
Agnosia, Facial Recognition
Agnosias, Facial Recognition
Face blindness
Facial agnosia
Facial Recognition Agnosias
Facial Recognition Agnosia
Prosopagnosia (finding)
Prosopagnosia [Disease/Finding]
Prosopagnosias
Prosopagnosia
Recognition Agnosia, Facial
Recognition Agnosias, Facial

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C85031 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AQL BL CF CI CL CN CO DG DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RH RT SU TH UR VE VI MSH
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID Xa3EI SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_CREATED 2009-09-20T11:45:49Z HPO
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DX 20000101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
HN 2000 MSH
MDA 19991108 MSH
MESH_DEFINITION 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) NDFRT
MESH_DUI D020238 NDFRT
MESH_NAME Prosopagnosia NDFRT
MESH_UI M0328275 NDFRT
MMR 20120703 MSH
MN C10.597.606.762.100.650 MSH
MN C23.888.592.604.764.100.650 MSH
MN F01.700.750.100.650 MSH
NDFRT_KIND DISEASE_KIND NDFRT
NUI N0000004068 NDFRT
PM 2000 MSH
PRIMARY_PATH 10073980$10011168$10029305$10029205$Prosopagnosia$Cortical dysfunction NEC$Neurological disorders NEC$Nervous system disorders MDR
PRIMARY_SOC 10029205 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 16.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 20.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 20.1 MDR
RXAUI 3107148 RXNORM
RXAUI 3159382 RXNORM
RXAUI 3224284 RXNORM
RXAUI 3224285 RXNORM
RXCUI 986433 RXNORM
SNOMED_CID 18358003 NDFRT
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS R48.8 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPRULE~TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPTARGET~R48.8 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS R48.3 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPRULE~TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPTARGET~R48.3 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~Xa3EI SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T358275 MSH
TERMUI T372732 MSH
TERMUI T372733 MSH
TH NLM (2000) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

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