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Transient amnesic syndromes

Abstract:

Transient amnesic syndromes are striking clinical phenomena that are commonly encountered by physicians in acute medical settings. Diagnosis of such syndromes can be challenging, and their causes have been debated for over 50 years. Critical clinical distinctions, such as between transient global amnesia (TGA) and transient epileptic amnesia (TEA), as well as important clues to the underlying pathophysiology, have recently been revealed. TGA is characterized by the sudden onset of a profound ...

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10.1038/nrneurol.2012.264

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Journal:
Nature Reviews Neurology
Volume:
9
Issue:
2
Pages:
86-97
Publication date:
2013-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1759-4766
ISSN:
1759-4758
URN:
uuid:333242da-cddc-4af5-a38f-2a822e0c908f
Source identifiers:
388413
Local pid:
pubs:388413
Language:
English

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