Neuro-ophthalmological findings in patients with acquired prosopagnosia

  • Dieter Schmidt
  • Published 2014 in
    Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental…


Prosopagnosia (PA) is a Greek compound word — from prosopon (face) and agnosia (non-recognition) — and signifies face agnosia [1]. In contrast to the rare acquired form, congenital PA is quite common, with a prevalence of up to 2.5 % [2], and is almost likely hereditary. Acquired prosopagnosia (PA) is caused by different cerebral diseases. Autopsy findings… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00417-014-2890-1


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