OBJECTIVE: Transient amnesia can be the principal manifestation of epilepsy. This diagnosis, however, is seldom suspected by clinicians and remains controversial. The amnestic attacks are often associated with persistent memory complaints. This study was designed to provide the first description of transient epileptic amnesia in a substantial series of patients. METHODS: Fifty patients were recruited over 18 months using the following diagnostic criteria: (1) recurrent, witnessed episodes of ...Expand abstract
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The syndrome of transient epileptic amnesia.
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