Balint syndrome

(bal′int)

[Rudolph Balint, Hungarian physician, 1874-1929]
Inability to scan the peripheral visual field and to grasp an object under visual guidance, and visual inattention; usually due to bilateral occipitoparietal lesions of the brain.

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