I. History: Findings of pathology (e.g. Tumor)

  1. Receptive Aphasia
  2. Sensory loss
  3. Spatial disorientation

II. Exam: Dominant

  1. Names fingers
  2. Knows left and right
  3. Performs calculations on paper
  4. Reading

III. Exam: Non-Dominant

  1. Constructs copy of matchstick figure made by examiner

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Ontology: Parietal Lobe (C0030560)

Definition (FMA) Parietal lobe is the one of five lobes of the cerebral hemisphere which occupies the dorsal-posterior portion of the hemisphere. It is bounded by the central sulcus on its anterior border and and by the longitudinal cerebral fissure on its medial border. Posteriorly it shares an arbitrary border with the occipital lobe.
Definition (NCI) One of the lobes of the cerebral hemisphere located superiorly to the occipital lobe and posteriorly to the frontal lobe. Cognition and visuospatial processing are its main function. (NCI)
Definition (NCI) One of the lobes of the cerebral hemisphere located superiorly to the occipital lobe and posteriorly to the frontal lobe. Cognition and visuospatial processing are its main functions.
Definition (MSH) Upper central part of the cerebral hemisphere.
Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D010296
SnomedCT 16630005
English Parietal Lobes, Lobe, Parietal, Lobes, Parietal, Parietal Lobe, PARIETAL LOBE, Parietal lobe, NOS, Parietal lobes, PARIETAL LOBES, parietal lobe, Tissue of parietal lobe brain, Tissue of parietal lobe of brain, A23 PARIETAL LOBES, Parietal cortex, Regio parietalis, Parietal region, parietal cortex, Lobus parietalis, parietal region, parietal lobes, lobe parietal, Parietal lobe, Parietal lobe structure (body structure), Parietal lobe structure, Parietal Lobe of the Brain, lobus parietalis
Swedish Hjässlob
Czech parietální lalok
Finnish Päälakilohko
Russian TEMENNAIA DOLIA, ТЕМЕННАЯ ДОЛЯ
Croatian Not Translated[Parietal Lobe]
Polish Płat ciemieniowy
Spanish estructura del lóbulo parietal (estructura corporal), estructura del lóbulo parietal, lóbulo parietal, Lóbulo Parietal, Lobulo Parietal
French Lobe pariétal
German Parietallappen, Scheitellappen
Italian Lobo parietale
Dutch Lobus parietalis (cerebri), Kwab, pariëtaal-, Pariëtaalkwab
Portuguese Lobo Parietal