visual anosognosia

visual anosognosia

A neurological syndrome in which patients who cannot see deny that they are blind. An excuse such as “I lost my glasses” may be offered. The lesion is in the visual association areas of the cortex of the brain. Synonym: Anton's syndrome
See also: anosognosia
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During hospitalization he developed neurological impairments including visual anosognosia (Anton-Babinski syndrome), afferent pupillary defect, apraxia (of gait, dressing, and eating), right hemiparesis, generalized tonic-clonic seizures, and cognitive deterioration.

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