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Year : 1998  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 87-89

Balint's Syndrome As a Manifestation of Solitary Right Occipital Lobe Metastasis



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Balint's syndrome is a rare clinical condition characterized by a triad of occulomotor apraxia (psychic paralysis of gaze), optic ataxia and visual inattention and usually follows bilateral parieto-occipital lesions. We report this syndrome occurring in a patient with a solitary metastasis in right occipital lobe. To the best of our knowledge it has not been previously described in English literature. Pressure over the opposite occipital lobe due to mass effect, diaschisis and extension of edema along the corpus callosum involvement may contribute to this exceptional phenomenon.


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