Posterior Cortical Atrophy with Incomplete Balint's Syndrome Osamu Iizuka 1 , Yoshiaki Soma 1 , Mika Otsuki 1 , Keiichi Endo 1 , Yoshinori Tanno 1 , Shoji Tsuji 1 1Department of Neurology, Brain Research Institute, Niigata University Keyword: posterior cortical atrophy(PCA) , Báint's syndrome , Alzheimer's disease pp.841-845
Published Date 1997/9/1
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1406901167
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We report a patient of posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) with progressive memory disturbance and incomplete Bálint's syndrome consisting of optic ataxie (ataxie optique type) and visual inattention without psychic paralysis of fixation of gaze. Thepatient is a 58-year-old woman who noticed mem-ory disturbance at 53 years old. Neurological deficit at 54 years old was detected only in the domain of memory, and mild diffuse brain atrophy was revealed on MRI. Memory disturbance progressed gradually, and at the age of 58 she was noticed to have visual disorder.

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