Disease Information for Cortical blindness

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Bilateral Vision Loss
Bilateral Vision Loss
Visual Problems
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Blindness
Blindness in Elderly
Blindness, central
Cortical blindness
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cerebral cortex disorder (ex)
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Definition

Total loss of vision in all or part of the visual field due to bilateral OCCIPITAL LOBE (i.e., VISUAL CORTEX) damage or dysfunction. Anton syndrome is characterized by the psychic denial of true, organic cortical blindness. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p460)

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