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Transient epileptic amnesia.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Case reports over the past 100 years have raised the possibility that epilepsy can manifest itself in episodes of amnesia. Recent research has established that this is indeed the case, and indicates that characteristic varieties of interictal memory disturbance co-occur with this form of epilepsy. RECENT FINDINGS: Transient epileptic amnesia is a distinctive syndrome of temporal lobe epilepsy principally affecting middle-aged people, giving rise to recurrent, brief attacks...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Journal:
Current opinion in neurology
Volume:
23
Issue:
6
Pages:
610-616
Publication date:
2010-12-05
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EISSN:
1473-6551
ISSN:
1350-7540
URN:
uuid:d2e109ff-12ba-40b0-8140-951b0aa2fc99
Source identifiers:
243811
Local pid:
pubs:243811

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