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Descriptor English:   Dyslexia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Dislexia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Dislexia 
Synonyms English:   Developmental Reading Disorder
Word Blindness
Alexias
Blindness, Word
Blindnesses, Word
Developmental Dyslexia
Developmental Dyslexias
Developmental Reading Disabilities
Developmental Reading Disability
Developmental Reading Disorders
Disabilities, Developmental Reading
Disability, Developmental Reading
Disorder, Developmental Reading
Disorder, Reading
Disorders, Developmental Reading
Disorders, Reading
Dyslexias
Dyslexias, Developmental
Reading Disabilities, Developmental
Reading Disorders
Reading Disorders, Developmental
Word Blindnesses
Reading Disability, Developmental
Dyslexia, Developmental
Reading Disorder
Alexia
Reading Disorder, Developmental  
Tree Number:   C10.597.606.150.500.300
C10.597.606.150.550.200
C23.888.592.604.150.500.300
C23.888.592.604.150.550.200
F03.625.562.400
Definition English:   A cognitive disorder characterized by an impaired ability to comprehend written and printed words or phrases despite intact vision. This condition may be developmental or acquired. Developmental dyslexia is marked by reading achievement that falls substantially below that expected given the individual's chronological age, measured intelligence, and age-appropriate education. The disturbance in reading significantly interferes with academic achievement or with activities of daily living that require reading skills. (From DSM-IV) 
Indexing Annotation English:   dyslexia caused by a brain lesion is DYSLEXIA, ACQUIRED; note x-ref: ALEXIA, PURE is also available
See Related English:   Learning Disorders
 
History Note English:   1966(1963); for ALEXIA use DYSLEXIA, ACQUIRED 1977-1999 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VI virology  
Record Number:   4473 
Unique Identifier:   D004410 

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