Charles Bonnet syndrome

(sharl bo-nā′)

[Charles Bonnet, Swiss scientist, 1720-1793]
Complex visual hallucinations typically experienced by older people with profound visual impairment, such as the loss of central visual acuity in macular degeneration.
SYN: SEE: release hallucination;
SYN: SEE: visual release hallucination

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