Teaching Video NeuroImages: Posterior Cortical Atrophy Presenting With Balint Syndrome

We present the case of a 68-year-old woman who developed progressive visuospatial deficits in a period of 18 months, leading to the loss of her independence for activities of daily living. After examination, she showed signs of Balint syndrome with optic ataxia, oculomotor apraxia, and simultanagnosia without visual acuity impairment. After brain imaging showing severe bilateral parieto-occipital association cortex atrophy, a diagnosis of posterior cortical atrophy was made according to the 2017 International Consortium’s criteria.

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