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Types of Visual Hallucinations

Anton's Syndrome
Anton's Syndrome

Visual hallucinations are common in migraine when the occipital lobe is involved; ... (visual anosognosia or Anton's syndrome) ...

Auditory Hallucinations
Auditory Hallucinations

About a third of people with this kind of headache also have an "aura," a type of visual hallucination. It can look like a multicolored crescent of light. Brain tumor. Depending on where it is, it can cause different types of hallucinations. If it's in an area that has to do with vision, you may see things that aren't real.

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Charles Bonnet Syndrome
Charles Bonnet Syndrome

The visual hallucinations which are found in the Charles Bonnet Syndrome indicate the segregation of the hierarchy of the visual pathways into streams. The visual hallucination creates images that are vivid and represents the releasing of hallucination due to the fact that they occur mostly upon the absence of the pathology of CNS or central ...

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Delirium
Delirium

What Causes Hallucinations? Schizophrenia. More than 70% of people with this illness get visual hallucinations, and 60%-90% hear voices. But some may also smell and taste things that aren't there. Parkinson's disease. Up to half of people who have this condition sometimes see things that aren't there. Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

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Dementia
Dementia

Hallucinations are experiences when a person smells, tastes, feels, hears, or otherwise senses something that does not exist. Hallucinations can be the result of the changes that dementia causes in the brain, but they can also be the result of health and medical problems, such as infections, fatigue, or nutrition.

Further Reading
Further Reading

What Causes Hallucinations? Schizophrenia. More than 70% of people with this illness get visual hallucinations, and 60%-90% hear voices. But some may also smell and taste things that aren't there. Parkinson's disease. Up to half of people who have this condition sometimes see things that aren't there. Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

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General Somatic Hallucination
General Somatic Hallucination

somatic hallucination a hallucination involving the perception of a physical experience occurring within the body. tactile hallucination a hallucination of touch. visual hallucination a hallucination of sight.

Gustatory Hallucination
Gustatory Hallucination

Gustatory hallucination is the sensation of tasting something that isn’t really there, typically an unpleasant flavor. Can be a symptom of certain types of epilepsy, or schizophrenia. Example: The patient complains that his food tastes rotten, although the flavor seems normal to everyone else at the table.

Migraines
Migraines

It is possible to have olfactory hallucinations; smelling things that aren’t there, and auditory hallucinations; hearing things that aren’t there during the aura phase. Visual hallucinations like seeing cats that aren’t there aren’t typical, but I’ve heard from patients who have experienced similar things.

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Olfactory Hallucination
Olfactory Hallucination

About a third of people with this kind of headache also have an "aura," a type of visual hallucination. It can look like a multicolored crescent of light. Brain tumor. Depending on where it is, it can cause different types of hallucinations. If it's in an area that has to do with vision, you may see things that aren't real.

source: webmd.com
Peduncular Hallucinosis
Peduncular Hallucinosis

Peduncular hallucinosis (PH), or Lhermitte's peduncular hallucinosis, is a rare neurological disorder that causes vivid visual hallucinations that typically occur in dark environments, and last for several minutes.

Psychosis (Schizophrenia/Schizoaffective Disorder)
Psychosis (Schizophrenia/Schizoaffective Disorder)

Schizoaffective disorder: People have symptoms of both schizophrenia and a mood disorder, such as depression or bipolar disorder. Schizophreniform disorder: This includes symptoms of schizophrenia, but the symptoms last for a shorter time: between 1 and 6 months.

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Seizures
Seizures

Epilepsy. The seizures that go along with this disorder can make you more likely to have hallucinations. The type you get depends on which part of your brain the seizure affects. What’s the Treatment? First, your doctor needs to find out what's causing your hallucinations. He'll take your medical history and do a physical exam.

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Tactile Hallucination
Tactile Hallucination

What Causes Hallucinations? Schizophrenia. More than 70% of people with this illness get visual hallucinations, and 60%-90% hear voices. But some may also smell and taste things that aren't there. Parkinson's disease. Up to half of people who have this condition sometimes see things that aren't there. Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

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Visual Hallucinations
Visual Hallucinations

What Causes Hallucinations? Schizophrenia. More than 70% of people with this illness get visual hallucinations, and 60%-90% hear voices. But some may also smell and taste things that aren't there. Parkinson's disease. Up to half of people who have this condition sometimes see things that aren't there. Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

source: webmd.com
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