Transient global amnesia triggered by mild head injury

Annalena Venneri, M. Brazzelli, S. Della Sala

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Abstract

An episode of transient global memory loss was observed in a 27-year-old woman following a mild head injury in a car accident. Her clinical and neuropsychological profiles were indistinguishable from those of transient global amnesia (TGA). This paper argues that a cause-effect relationship may be postulated between head trauma and transient memory loss, perhaps as the result of a very stressful situation such as a car crash.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)605-612
Number of pages8
JournalBrain Injury
Volume12
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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