Medicine: The Lost Faces

When he looked into the shaving mirror each morning, the face he saw was that of a total stranger. Sometimes, to get visual proof that he was looking at himself. J.S. stuck out his tongue: the face in the mirror did the same. But J.S. simply could not recognize himself or his wife. This caused trouble, when, for instance, they took different aisles in the supermarket and agreed to meet at the checkout. Since then. J.S. rarely speaks (especially to a lady) until he is spoken to. He would have the same trouble with...

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