Visual neglect in posterior cortical atrophy

Katia Andrade, Michel Thiebaut De Schotten, Paolo Bartolomeo, D Samri, M Sarazin, Lc De Souza, Laurent Cohen, B Dubois

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In posterior cortical atrophy (PCA), there is a progressive impairment of high-level visual functions and parietal damage, which might predict the occurrence of visual neglect. However, neglect may pass undetected if not assessed with specific tests, and might therefore be underestimated in PCA. In this prospective study, we aimed at establishing the side, the frequency and the severity of visual neglect, visual extinction, and primary visual field defects in an unselected sample of PCA patients.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)68-68
Numero di pagine1
RivistaBMC Neurology
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2010


  • Aged
  • Atrophy
  • Brain
  • Brain Diseases
  • Female
  • Functional Laterality
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neuropsychological Tests
  • Perceptual Disorders
  • Prospective Studies
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Space Perception
  • Vision Tests
  • Visual Perception


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