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Charcot-Wilbrand syndrome

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Neuro-ophthalmic syndrome consisting of visual agnosia (agraphis) and inability to revisualise images. It has been attributed to occlusion of the posterior cerebral artery of the dominent hemisphere. Sometimes associated with Gerstmann’s syndrome.


  • J. M. Charcot:
    Sur un Cas de Coecite’ Verbales. Ouvres Completes de Charcot.
    Paris, Delehaye, lecrosnier, 1887.

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