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Prosopagnosia with Acquired Colour Blindness


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Title: Prosopagnosia with Acquired Colour Blindness
Authors: Fujii, Isao / Nakane, Yoshibumi
Authors (alternative): 藤井, 薫 / 中根, 允文
Issue Date: 25-Oct-1977
Citation: Acta medica Nagasakiensia. 1977, 22(1-2), p.110-115
Abstract: A 71-year-old male complained of a sudden attack of colour blindness and prosopagnosia. The colour blindness was red-green defect. Left homonymous hemianopsia was confirmed by red-target perimetry. Brain scanning suggested the lesion was to be in the right inferior occipital region. The symptoms disappeared spontaneously in three weeks. A 35-yearold male presented prosopagnosia and achromatopsia. These cases suggested that acquired colour blindness of central origin may exist and that the non-dominant hemisphere may play a specific role in the process of colour discrimination.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/15601
ISSN: 00016055
Type: Departmental Bulletin Paper
Text Version: publisher
Appears in Collections:Volume 22, No. 1-2

Citable URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10069/15601

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