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Bilateral cortical blindness--Anton syndrome: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16193699     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The aim of this work is the specify of rare neurological disorder, bilateral cortical blindness and Anton syndrome. It is about loss of vision in the presence of intact anterior pathways and a form of visual anosognosia, with resulting patient denial of blindness. This is a case of 72-year old man with history of diabetes and hypertension. Diagnosis is based on the exclusion of disease in the anterior visual tract by history and complete neuro-ophthalmological and radiological evaluation.
Authors:
Davor Galetović; Dobrila Karlica; Lovro Bojić; Ljubo Znaor
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Collegium antropologicum     Volume:  29 Suppl 1     ISSN:  0350-6134     ISO Abbreviation:  Coll Antropol     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-30     Completed Date:  2005-10-25     Revised Date:  2009-02-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003354     Medline TA:  Coll Antropol     Country:  Croatia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University Department of Ophthalmology, Eye Clinic, Clinical Hospital Split, Split, Croatia.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Blindness, Cortical / etiology*,  pathology
Cerebral Hemorrhage / complications*,  pathology
Cerebral Infarction / complications*,  pathology
Humans
Male
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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