Balints Syndrome

Balints Syndrome

What is Balints syndrome and where is the responsible lesion? 

Balint’s syndrome includes misreaching under visual guidance (optic ataxia), failure to scan and integrate an entire visual scene or picture (simultanagnosia), and ocular apraxia (“sticky fixation”). 

Patients with these symptoms usually have bilateral lesions of the occipitoparietal junctions.


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