Optic ataxia: a specific disruption in visuomotor mechanisms. I. Different aspects of the deficit in reaching for objects.

@article{Perenin1988OpticAA,
  title={Optic ataxia: a specific disruption in visuomotor mechanisms. I. Different aspects of the deficit in reaching for objects.},
  author={M. T. Perenin and A. Vighetto},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={1988},
  volume={111 ( Pt 3)},
  pages={643-74}
}
Visually directed arm movements have been studied by film recordings in 10 patients with optic ataxia resulting from unilateral lesions of the parietal region, in 3 cases on the right and in 7 on the left. Half of the patients also underwent visuospatial perceptive tests. The results indicate the following. (1) Optic ataxia is a specific visuomotor disorder, independent of visual space misperception. (2) The proximal and the distal components of the movements are equally affected as shown in… CONTINUE READING
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