Journal of Tongji Medical University

, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 190–192 | Cite as

Neglect and constructive disorder

  • Shi Qijia
  • Feng Jianhua
  • Yang Ming
  • Chang Liying


A 61 year-old right handed man, who suffered from right cerebral infarction with evidences of visual-spatial neglect and constructive disorder, was reported. When copying simple geometric designs, he omitted to copy figures on the left side of the page; he tended to bisect the line to the right of the line’s real center; after memorizing the familiar pictures he mainly mentioned the pictures on the right side of the page; when copying the “Rey Complex” he also ignored the structures on the left side. The relations of the neglect and construction disorder are discussed.

Key words

neglect constructive apraxia visual-spatial disorder 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shi Qijia
    • 1
  • Feng Jianhua
    • 2
  • Yang Ming
    • 3
  • Chang Liying
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Neurology, Tongji HospitalTongji Medical UniversityWuhan
  2. 2.Red Cross HospitalQinhai
  3. 3.Local Hospital, XinyangHenan
  4. 4.Department of NeurologyCentral Hospital, XiangfanHubei

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