Prosopagnosia : Face blindness

Prosopognosia is unable to recognize faces + color agnosia : due to bilateral strokes in the mesial inferior Occipitotemporal cortex.

2 types:

  1. Since birth or developmental.

2. Acquired: stroke or Head injury

Rx: non-specific. Compensatory strategies can be used. Cognitive therapies. . Speech therapist could help

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