W8MD Diet | COVID-19 portal | Vitamin D | Vaccine | Keto

WikiMD is the world's largest medical encyclopedia with
13,933 pages, 4,143,911 edits & 41,393,530 views.

Free unbiased diet, health and wellness info!


From WikiMD's free health, diet & wellness encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Abarognosis (origin Greek "a" not, "baros" weight, "gnosis" knowledge) is a condition where a person loses their sense of weight. It is a type of cortical sensory defect caused by damage to the parietal lobe.

Other names

This condition is also known as 'baragnosis' and 'baroagnosis'.


It can be caused any lesion or disease that affects the parietal lobe of the brains such as trauma, tumor, or ischemia.


Loss of ability to sense the weight of the objects when eyes are closed and no visual or other clues are present.


In addition to history, a simple clinical test by putting to different objects with different weights in the hands of the person with eyes closed and asking them which hand carries the heavier object. Repeat the test to control for serendipity.


Imaging studies including CT brain, and MRI to look for any lesions in the parietal lobes.


Treatment depends on the cause.


Prognosis depends on the cause.

Frequently asked questions

External links

Latest research - Abarognosis

Clinical trials


Abarognosis is part of WikiMD's free ^articles!

^Abarognosis (article) is provided for informational purposes only. No expressed or implied warranties as to the validity of content.
WikiMD is not a substitute for professional advice. By accessing and using WikiMD you agree to the terms of use.
Templates etc. when imported from Wikipedia, are licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. See full disclaimers.
W8MD weight loss logo

Ad. Tired of being overweight?. W8MD's physician weight loss program can HELP. Tele medicine available