Balint's syndrome arising from bilateral posterior cortical atrophy or infarction: rehabilitation strategies and their limitation.

@article{Perez1996BalintsSA,
  title={Balint's syndrome arising from bilateral posterior cortical atrophy or infarction: rehabilitation strategies and their limitation.},
  author={Franz Perez and Richard S Tunkel and Elisabeth A Lachmann and Willibald Nagler},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={1996},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={300-4}
}
Balint's syndrome is characterized by faulty visual scanning, dysmetria secondary to a visual perceptual deficit, and an inability to recognize more than one object at a time. We report three cases of Balint's syndrome and the individualized rehabilitation they received. One patient developed symptoms of Balint's syndrome caused by bilateral occipitoparietal infarcts. In the two other cases the symptoms arose secondary to posterior cortical atrophy, a slowly progressive dementia with alexia and… CONTINUE READING

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