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Color picture drawings without form and eye movements: A case report of visual form agnosia in a girl.
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PMID:  22443857     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract The case of an 8-year-old girl who manifested cortical blindness and whose color drawings of faces and objects were without outlines is reported. Her birth was uneventful. When she was 10 months old, she fell down to the floor from a chair, resulting in a subarachnoidal hemorrhage. A repeat brain MRI revealed localized lesions in the visual cortices in the right and left hemispheres. As she grew older she was found to have visual imperceptions. She was found to have difficulties in learning visually the names of objects with form and letters, and in recognizing faces of her family. However, she was able to discriminate well the colors of faces and objects and learn easily the names of the objects with form by touching. She seemed to utilize subcortical vision for seeing colors of faces and objects.
Kimitaka Kaga; Mitsuko Shindo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-11-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta oto-laryngologica     Volume:  132     ISSN:  1651-2251     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Otolaryngol.     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370354     Medline TA:  Acta Otolaryngol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  453-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
National Institute of Sensory Organs , National Tokyo Medical Center.
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