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Recent insights into the impairment of memory in epilepsy: Transient epileptic amnesia, accelerated long-term forgetting and remote memory impairment

Abstract:

Complaints of memory difficulties are common among patients with epilepsy, particularly with temporal lobe epilepsy where memory-related brain structures are directly involved by seizure activity. However, the reason for these complaints is often unclear and patients frequently perform normally on standard neuropsychological tests of memory. In this article, we review the literature on three recently described and interrelated forms of memory impairment associated with epilepsy: (i) transient...

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10.1093/brain/awn127

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Butler, CR More by this author
Journal:
Brain
Volume:
131
Issue:
9
Pages:
2243-2263
Publication date:
2008-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1460-2156
ISSN:
0006-8950
URN:
uuid:fb04bec7-2c6e-437e-818b-e1c7cf6acd1a
Source identifiers:
324859
Local pid:
pubs:324859

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