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Please explain apraxia to me?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Motor problem

Apraxia is a motor disorder in which a person has the requisite individual pieces needed to carry out a complex motor activity, but cannot put them together in a coordinated manner to carry out the task.

In brief: Motor problem

Apraxia is a motor disorder in which a person has the requisite individual pieces needed to carry out a complex motor activity, but cannot put them together in a coordinated manner to carry out the task.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Apraxia

Apraxia is a brain/nervous system disorder that makes a person unable to do tasks or movements when asked - even though they can understand the request and want to do them. Their muscles function, and they may even have learned to do the task before.
Possible causes include stroke, brain tumor, dementia, neurodegenerative condition, and traumatic brain injury.

In brief: Apraxia

Apraxia is a brain/nervous system disorder that makes a person unable to do tasks or movements when asked - even though they can understand the request and want to do them. Their muscles function, and they may even have learned to do the task before.
Possible causes include stroke, brain tumor, dementia, neurodegenerative condition, and traumatic brain injury.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Apraxia

Motor disorder caused by damage to Posterior Parietal Cortex of the brain leading to difficulty with motor planning.

In brief: Apraxia

Motor disorder caused by damage to Posterior Parietal Cortex of the brain leading to difficulty with motor planning.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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