The anatomy of cerebral achromatopsia: a reappraisal and comparison of two case reports.

  title={The anatomy of cerebral achromatopsia: a reappraisal and comparison of two case reports.},
  author={Paolo Bartolomeo and Anne-Catherine Bachoud-L{\'e}vi and Michel Thiebaut de Schotten},
  journal={Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior},
Brain damage can produce acquired deficits of color perception, or cerebral achromatopsia. In these patients, lesions tend to overlap on a restricted region in the ventral occipitotemporal cortex, close to the reported locations of the putative V4 complex and to foci of increased blood-oxygen-level-dependent (BOLD) activity related to color perception in normal participants. Unilateral lesions give rise to achromatopsia in the contralateral visual field (hemiachromatopsia). Here we present a… CONTINUE READING

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