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What is prosopagnosia?

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Dr. Neal Stolar
Neurology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Facial recognition

Inability to recognize faces.
Usually occurs with damage or deficit of the fusiform gyrus in the temporal lobe.

In brief: Facial recognition

Inability to recognize faces.
Usually occurs with damage or deficit of the fusiform gyrus in the temporal lobe.
Dr. Neal Stolar
Dr. Neal Stolar
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Facial Recognition

This is a rare phenomena, can be seen in temporal lobe seizures or personality disorders or abnormalities in the sedes of the brain from several causes to include focal lesions, some medications, illicit substances, or could be a normal phenomena upon awakening or dozing off at night (if temporary).
Consult neurology.

In brief: Facial Recognition

This is a rare phenomena, can be seen in temporal lobe seizures or personality disorders or abnormalities in the sedes of the brain from several causes to include focal lesions, some medications, illicit substances, or could be a normal phenomena upon awakening or dozing off at night (if temporary).
Consult neurology.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Prosopagnosia

Prosopagnosia is a disorder that involved not recognizing faces, but being able to recognize voices, as you have indicated.
The patient needs to immediately be evaluated by a neurologist to confirm or refute this.

In brief: Prosopagnosia

Prosopagnosia is a disorder that involved not recognizing faces, but being able to recognize voices, as you have indicated.
The patient needs to immediately be evaluated by a neurologist to confirm or refute this.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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