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What is Anton's syndrome?

What is Anton's syndrome?

  • Anton's syndrome: A condition where a person is suffering from complete or partial blindness but denies their condition even though they have medical evidence that proves otherwise.

Anton's syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Anton's syndrome, or a subtype of Anton's syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Anton's syndrome: Introduction

Types of Anton's syndrome:

Types of Anton's syndrome:

Broader types of Anton's syndrome:

What causes Anton's syndrome?

Causes of Anton's syndrome: see causes of Anton's syndrome

What are the symptoms of Anton's syndrome?

Symptoms of Anton's syndrome: see symptoms of Anton's syndrome

Anton's syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Anton's syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Anton's syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Anton's syndrome: Neurologist, Ophthalmologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Anton's syndrome.
Treatments for Anton's syndrome: see treatments for Anton's syndrome
Research for Anton's syndrome: see research for Anton's syndrome

Name and Aliases of Anton's syndrome

Main name of condition: Anton's syndrome

Other names or spellings for Anton's syndrome:

Anton-Babinski syndrome, Reversible cortical blindness, Transient Anton's syndrome

Anton-Babinski syndrome, Reversible cortical blindness, Transient Anton's syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Anton's syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Anton's syndrome:

 

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