publication . Article . 2016

OCCIPITAL LOBE SYNDROME

Shahdevi Nandar Kurniawan;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: Malang Neurology Journal, volume 2, issue 1, pages 29-38 (issn: 2407-6724, eissn: 2442-5001, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Brawijaya
Abstract
The ability to recognize objects and words is not just depend on the integrity of visual pathway and  primary vision area on cerebral cortex (Brodmann area 17), but also secondary vision area 18 and tertiary vision area 19 on occipital lobe. Lesion in occipital lobe could disturb of human visual function such as visual field defects, inability to recognize colors, inability to recognize words, visual hallucinations and illusions, occipital lobe epilepsy, and Anton’s syndrome. Some causes of occipital lobe lesion are head trauma, chemical intoxicity, neoplasma, stroke, degenerative disease, and vascular disease. Prognosis of occipital lobe syndrome is depend on t...
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Medical Subject Headings: genetic structureseye diseases
free text keywords: visual cortex, occipital lobe, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry, lcsh:RC321-571, Degenerative disease, medicine.disease, medicine, medicine.anatomical_structure, Neuroscience, Anatomy, Lesion, medicine.symptom, Visual field, Cerebral cortex, Brodmann area, Visual Hallucination, Psychology
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