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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 2013;31(2): 118-121.
후대뇌동맥경색 후 발생한 뇌성완전색맹
권지선, 윤도영 한현정 박종호
관동대학교 의과대학 명지병원 신경과
Cerebral Achromatopsia After Posterior Cerebral Artery Infarction
Ji Sun Kwon
Department of Neurology, Myongji Hospital, Kwandong University College of Medicine, Goyang, Korea
Cerebral achromatopsia, which refers to a loss of color vision, is a rare complication of posterior circulation stroke. We report two patients who presented with achromatopsia and dyschromatopsia (incomplete form of achromatopsia) respectively after acute posterior cerebral artery infarction. Lingual and fusiform gyri within the occipito-temporal area are known to be responsible for color perception. Key Words: Achromatopsia, Lingual, Fusiform