Anton's blindness


Anton's blindness

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • Anton-Babinski syndrome —    Also known as Anton s syndrome, Anton s symptom, Anton s blindness, anosognosia for blindness, denial of blindness, and visual anosognosia. The eponym Anton Babinski syndrome refers to the Austrian psychiatrist and neurologist Gabriel Anton… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Anton syndrome — Anton Babinski syndrome a form of anosognosia in which the patient denies, and often is unaware of, the existence of clinically demonstrable blindness and may resort to confabulation to hide it; it may be the result of denial (q.v.) or of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cortical blindness — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H47.6 ICD 9 377.75 …   Wikipedia

  • anosognosia for blindness —    see Anton Babinski syndrome …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • denial of blindness —    see Anton Babinski syndrome …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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