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What is Balint's syndrome?

What is Balint's syndrome?

  • Balint's syndrome: A rare eye disorder characterized by difficulties with visual perception which stems from damage to a part of the brain. Essentially, the patient is unable to see more than one object at a time irrespective of the size of the object. For example, if gazing at a dot inside a circle, the patient will see either the dot or the circle but not both.

Balint's syndrome: Introduction

Types of Balint's syndrome:

Broader types of Balint's syndrome:

How serious is Balint's syndrome?

Prognosis of Balint's syndrome: symptoms are often transient and not problematic with periods of remission and relapse

What causes Balint's syndrome?

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

What are the symptoms of Balint's syndrome?

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

Balint's syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Balint's syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Balint's syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Balint's syndrome

Main name of condition: Balint's syndrome

Other names or spellings for Balint's syndrome:

psychic paralysis of visual fixation syndrome


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