Balint Syndrome

Eponym

Balint Syndrome

Anatomy

Cerebral hemisphere: Bilateral parietal-occipital lobes

Vascular

Posterior cerebral artery: Bilateral

Signs & Symptoms

Side Manifestation Comments
Both Loss of voluntary but not reflex eye movements
Both Optic ataxia – poor visual-motor coordination
Both Asimultagnosia – inability to understand visual objects