Anton's syndrome

Anton's syndrome
An·ton's syndrome 'an-.tänz- n a disorder marked by psychological denial and rationalization of clinically evident loss of vision
An·ton 'än-.tōn Gabriel (1858-1933)
German neuropsychiatrist. Anton first described the syndrome that bears his name in an article published in 1899.

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