Topographic Disorientation in Patients with Brain Damage

  • V. N. GrigoryevaEmail author
  • G. V. Tikhomirov

This article describes the symptoms, pathogenesis, and variants of topographic disorientation. Methods for the diagnosis and rehabilitation of patients are presented. Studies have led to the conclusion that identification of the variant of topographic disorientation and determination of the strategy for compensating for this disorder have great importance for completing the neurorehabilitation of patients with stroke and other focal brain damage.


topographic disorientation orientation landmarks allocentric and egocentric system rehabilitation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nizhnii Novgorod State Medical AcademyRussian Ministry of HealthNizhnii NovgorodRussia

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