Autotopagnosia. Occurrence in a patient without nominal aphasia and with an intact ability to point to parts of animals and objects.

@article{Ogden1985AutotopagnosiaOI,
  title={Autotopagnosia. Occurrence in a patient without nominal aphasia and with an intact ability to point to parts of animals and objects.},
  author={Jenni A Ogden},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={1985},
  volume={108 ( Pt 4)},
  pages={1009-22}
}
A patient with a metastasis in the left parietal lobe demonstrated difficulty in pointing to body parts although he could name them when they were pointed to by someone else. As he had no nominal aphasia, could understand complex verbal instructions and could correctly describe the functions of named body parts, his autotopagnosia is unlikely to be a result of a category-specific comprehension deficit. As he is able to point to parts of objects, plants and animals on command, his disorder is… CONTINUE READING

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