a type of pure alexia correlated with visual field faults and disruptions of the color sense. The syndrome is thought to be the outcome of a lesion in the lingual gyrus's medullary layer within the superior hemisphere of the brain, with injury to the corpus callosum.

POTZL'S SYNDROME: "Both of the children have been diagnosed with Potzl's Syndrome."
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