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Anosognosia by Hector Warnes

Denial of loss of vision associated with confabulations following an infarction in the occipital lobe. The term was introduced in 1899 by Gabriel Anton in his paper published in Archiv für Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten. It was derived by clinical observation.

Anton G. Über die Selbstwahrnehmung der Herderkrankungen   des Gehirn durch Kranken bei Rindenblindheit und Rindetaubheit.  Archiv für Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten 1899; 32: 86-122.

 

Hector Warnes
February 18, 2016