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Transient epileptic amnesia: Regional brain atrophy and its relationship to memory deficits

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Transient epileptic amnesia (TEA) is a recently recognised form of epilepsy of which the principle manifestation is recurrent, transient episodes of isolated memory loss. In addition to the amnesic episodes, many patients describe significant interictal memory difficulties. Performance on standard neuropsychological tests is often normal. However, two unusual forms of memory deficit have recently been demonstrated in TEA: (i) accelerated long-term forgetting (ALF): the excessively rapid loss ...

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10.1093/brain/awn336

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Journal:
Brain
Volume:
132
Issue:
2
Pages:
357-368
Publication date:
2009-02-01
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EISSN:
1460-2156
ISSN:
0006-8950
Source identifiers:
324857
Language:
English
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pubs:324857
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uuid:11910c11-6550-48c5-b3b7-0fe3741a290f
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2012-12-19

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