What is it?

Charcot-Wilbrand Syndrome is a rare neurological condition that affects the visual pathways in the brain. It is usually caused by damage to the occipital lobe, which is the part of the brain responsible for processing visual information.

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Additional names

This group contains additional names:
- Charcot Wilbrand Syndrome

Signs & symptoms

Symptoms of Charcot-Wilbrand Syndrome include:
* Visual hallucinations, which can be simple or complex
* Loss of vision in certain areas of the visual field
* Inability to perceive movement or motion
* Difficulty with depth perception


Diagnosis of Charcot-Wilbrand Syndrome usually involves a comprehensive eye exam, as well as imaging tests of the brain, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT) scans. The diagnosis may also involve an evaluation by a neurologist.


Treatment for Charcot-Wilbrand Syndrome is focused on managing the symptoms. This may include medications to help with hallucinations, such as antipsychotic drugs, and occupational therapy to help with vision rehabilitation.

☝️ This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision.

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