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Blindness, Cortical MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Blindness, Cortical
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.751.941.162.250
C11.966.075.250
C23.888.592.763.941.162.250
Unique ID
D019575
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019575
Scope Note
Total loss of vision in all or part of the visual field due to bilateral OCCIPITAL LOBE (i.e., VISUAL CORTEX) damage or dysfunction. Anton syndrome is characterized by the psychic denial of true, organic cortical blindness. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p460)
Entry Term(s)
Anton Syndrome
Anton's Syndrome
Anton-Babinski Syndrome
Blindness, Cortical, Post-Ictal
Blindness, Cortical, Transient
Psychic Denial of Blindness
Reversible Cortical Blindness
Transient Anton's Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Blindness (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note
1998
History Note
1998
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Blindness, Cortical Preferred
Blindness, Cortical, Transient Narrower
Anton Syndrome Related
Blindness, Cortical, Post-Ictal Narrower
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