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Achromatopsia

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

 

Definition: Inability to recognize colors (Coslett 2011).

Exploration: The presence of achromatopsia can be established by presenting images in different colors to the patient.

 

Synonym: Color agnosia

 

References:

Coslett HB. Sensory Agnosias. In Gottfried JA.(editor). Neurobiology of Sensation and Reward. Boca Raton: CRC Press; 2011, p. 21.

 

September 28, 2017