anosognosia
Ignorance of the presence of disease, specifically of paralysis. Most often seen in patients with non-dominant parietal lobe lesions, who deny their hemiparesis. [G. a- priv. + nosos, disease, + gnosis, knowledge]

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ano·sog·no·sia (an-o″sog-noґzhə) [a-1 + noso- + gnosia] unawareness or denial of a neurological deficit such as hemiplegia; see also Anton syndrome, under syndrome, and asomatognosia.

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