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Correlation of fornix damage with memory impairment in six cases of colloid cyst removal.

Abstract:

We studied six patients in whom colloid cysts had been removed surgically from the third ventricle. The patients were selected simply by availability for the study, not on grounds of clinically diagnosed amnesia or its absence. The outcomes of operation ranged from one patient who had postoperatively resumed a normal life without complaint of memory disorder at any stage, through four who complained of memory disorder since operation, to one who was so severely amnesic as to require constant ...

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10.1007/bf02307408

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McMackin, D More by this author
Cockburn, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Acta neurochirurgica
Volume:
135
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
12-18
Publication date:
1995-01-05
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EISSN:
0942-0940
ISSN:
0001-6268
URN:
uuid:4093ccd5-a691-4a61-a8a1-01e45c94a358
Source identifiers:
10997
Local pid:
pubs:10997

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