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"global transient amnesia"

C Thomasantérion, L Cadet, S Dirson, B Laurent
Disorders or complaints of memory are a frequent cause of consultation in depression, major anxiety and psychiatry disease with personality disorders. We report 3 patients with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), without diagnosis and treatment, examined in a specialized memory consultation. They always had OCD with cognitive checking. Diagnosis of transient global amnesia and temporal complex seizure were discussed in 2 cases. Psychometric impairment only was observed in first free recall of a verbal memory task and was no specific...
March 2002: L'Encéphale
A Constantinovici, E Rädutoiu, M Oşanu, M Moldovan, M Niculescu
The authors have studied 30 patients with transient global amnesia aged between 49 and 76 years (median age of 63 years), without focal neurologic signs that have been followed for periods varying between 6 months and 10 years. Three of the patients had recurrent attacks of transient global amnesia, and another three had a stroke, although at some distance from the amnesia attack. Association was noted with certain risk factors including high blood pressure, and angiopathic changes of the eye fundus (in 50% of the patients), dyslipidemia (in 30%), diabetes (in 10%), and essential polyglobulia (in 7%)...
January 1990: Revista de Medicină Internă, Neurologie, Psihiatrie, Neurochirurgie, Dermato-venerologie. Neurologie, Psihiatrie, Neurochirurgie
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