visual hallucinations

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visual hallucinations

Etymology: L, visus, vision, alucinari
a subjective visual experience in the absence of objective evidence of a corresponding stimulus. Such hallucinations are most likely to be associated with acute organic disorders such as toxic confusional psychoses, delirium, and focal brain diseases and may occur with any stage of schizophrenia.

hallucinations, visual

Visual perception not evoked by a light stimulus. They may be provoked by some pathological process anywhere along the visual pathway, or as a result of an organic brain disease. See Charles Bonnet syndrome.

Patient discussion about visual hallucinations

Q. my dad has msa, he has recently started seeing things, eg aliens, government consp.ext not fully reconzing lov does not reconize loved ones while having these episodes, becomes anxious and ill manered just not like my dad at all, he's so quite and polite normally.

A. Multi Systems Atrophy = MSA

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Get in touch with the credence group - they know very very much.

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