Apraxia

What is Apraxia ?

Apraxia is inability to carry out learned purposeful movement despite the presence of a good motor, sensory, or coordination function.

Apraxia is a disorder caused by damage to –

A. Posterior parietal cortex

B. Cerebellum

C. Putamen

D. Broca’s area


Which of the following is the most common type of apraxia?

A. Apraxia of speech

B. Orofacial apraxia

C. Gait apraxia

D. Oculomotor apraxia


A patient is not be able to pick up a phone when asked to do so, but can perform the action without thinking when the phone rings. What is the type of Apraxia ?

A. Limb-kinetic apraxia

B. Constructional apraxia

C. Gait apraxia

D. Ideomotor apraxia


Which of the following syndrome includes oculomotor apraxia?

A. Liddle’s syndrome

B. Down syndrome

C. Bálint’s syndrome

D. 3C syndrome


Which of the following apraxia is often caused by lesions of the inferior nondominant parietal lobe?

A. Limb-kinetic apraxia

B. Constructional apraxia

C. Ideational apraxia

D. Ideomotor apraxia


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