Riddoch phenomenon


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Riddoch phenomenon

(rid'ok),
ability to appreciate a small moving object in an area of the visual field blind to static objects; particularly associated with occipital lobe lesions.

Rid·doch phe·nom·e·non

(rid'ok fĕ-nom'ĕ-non)
Ability to appreciate a small moving object in an area of the visual field blind to static objects; particularly associated with occipital lobe lesions.

Riddoch,

George, Scottish neurologist, 1889-1947.
Riddoch mass reflex - leg spasm, involuntary urination, and defecation occurs when there is stimuli to the lower limbs.
Riddoch phenomenon - ability to appreciate a small moving object in an area of the visual field blind to static objects, particularly associated with occipital lobe lesions. Synonym(s): Riddoch syndrome
Riddoch syndrome - Synonym(s): Riddoch phenomenon