Ignorance of the presence of disease, specifically of paralysis. Most often seen in patients with non-dominant parietal lobe lesions, who deny their hemiparesis.

Origin: G. A-priv. + nosos, disease, + gnosis, knowledge

(05 Mar 2000)

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