Transient epileptic amnesia: the contribution of the british neurological surveillance unit.
Transient Epileptic Amnesia (TEA) is a subtype of temporal lobe epilepsy characterised by recurrent episodes of transient amnesia, usually in middle aged people, often occurring on waking, which prove to be due to epilepsy. Attacks are sometimes accompanied by other more familiar manifestations of epilepsy, especially olfactory hallucinations. The epilepsy typically responds very well to anticonvulsant treatment but interictal memory disturbance often persists despite abolition of the seizure...Expand abstract
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