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A Possible Case of Transient Anton’s Syndrome Status Post Bilateral Occipital Lobe Infarct
David R. Spiegel, M.D.; Purnima Gorrepati, M.D.; Kylie E. Perkins, B.S.; Ashlyn Williams, B.S.
The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 2013;25:E49-E49. doi:10.1176/appi.neuropsych.12070183
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Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Eastern Virginia Medical School Norfolk, VA

Correspondence: Dr. David R. Spiegel; e-mail: spiegedr@evms.edu

Copyright © 2013 American Psychiatric Association

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To the Editor: We present, with enthusiasm, a probable yet transient case of Anton’s Syndrome (AS), status post (S/P)-bilateral right occipital lobe infarct.

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