Recovery of object recognition in a case of simultanagnosia

C Trivelli, O H Turnbull, S D Sala
Applied Neuropsychology 1996, 3 (3-4): 166-73
A case of visual agnosia is described. The patient, V C, complained of difficulties in identifying visual stimuli, after a stroke in the left occipital lobe. A neuropsychological examination demonstrated a range of symptoms consistent with (ventral) simultanagnosia, and a reaching disorder--suggesting Balint's syndrome. The patient's object recognition ability improved considerably over time.

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