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Transient Amnesia

Clinical and Neuropsychological Aspects (Major Problems in Neurology)

by John R. Hodges

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Published by W.B. Saunders Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cognition & cognitive psychology,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Physiological & neuro-psychology,
  • Trauma & shock,
  • Psychopathology - General,
  • Cerebrovascular Diseases,
  • Psychology,
  • Health/Fitness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11189526M
    ISBN 100702015539
    ISBN 109780702015533

    Transient global amnesia was first described in the late s. Episodes of global amnesia that are transient have since been described linked to epilepsy and migraine. Brain tumours, trauma or infections have been linked to a global amnesia that may be transient initially but these usually progress to a permanent amnesia. Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a well-recognized neurological syndrome resulting in a short-lasting inability to create new memory. The pathophysiology of the disorder is not known, but it has been linked to migraine, transient ischemic attack, and perhaps epilepsy. This chapter reviews the work-up needed prior to prescribing triptans in migraine sufferers who have had .

    Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a neurological syndrome characterized by a self-limiting episode of isolated memory impairment. The etiology of TGA is unknown but it is widely thought not to be an epileptic phenomenon. Nevertheless, epileptic seizures can cause a very similar clinical picture – the syndrome of transient epileptic amnesia (TEA). Theres retrograde amnesia where you lose existing, previously made memories. Then theres Anterograde, where you cant form new memories. Then theres Transient global amnesia where you experience memory loss for some hours. Then lastly theres Infantile amnesia, which I think a lot of people have/5.

    Transient global amnesia (TGA) refers to anterograde amnesia lasting no more than 24 h, is limited to memory, and is not accompanied by focal neurological symptoms, loss of personal identity (i.e., self-identity), clouding of consciousness, and/or paroxysmal behavior change.   One of the curiosities of transient global amnesia is that your memory deserts you while you are clearly conscious and able to carry out Author: Trip Gabriel.


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Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a condition characterized by sudden onset of memory loss and confusion. During an episode of TGA, a person is not able to make new memories.

The person may be disoriented in regard to time and place, but can remember who they are and can recognize family members.

Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a neurological disorder whose key defining characteristic is a temporary but almost total disruption of short-term memory with a range of problems accessing older memories.

A person in a state of TGA exhibits no other signs of impaired cognitive functioning but recalls only the last few moments of consciousness, as well as possibly a few Specialty: Neurology.

Transient global amnesia (TGA) is one of the most mysterious clinical conditions in Neurology. Occurring usually only once in middle to late age, the affected person is suddenly robbed of memory, for the past, the present, and briefly, the future.

Repetitive questioning without learning the answers supplied marks the typical case and frightened /5(3). Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a temporary and isolated disorder of memory. The patient is usually over 50 years old and an attack may last several hours.

The patient with TGA: is neurologically intact except for absent memory; asks pertinent questions repeatedly; is unable to recall the Transient Amnesia book once they have recovered. Amnesia and Memory Loss Fiction Novels, particularly SF, Fantasy or YA where memory loss of a main character is an important part of plot.

Tags: amnesia, amnesiac, memory, memory-loss, mental-health. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details * or Cancel. For more information, read. Transient global amnesia (TGA) is one of the most mysterious clinical medical conditions in Neurology and Psychology.

Occurring usually only once in middle to late age, the affected person is suddenly affected with memory loss, for the past, the present, and briefly, the future. Repetitive questioning without learning the answers supplied marks /5(3).

Transient amnesia can occur with several disorders: Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a distinctive benign disorder affecting middle-aged or elderly subjects who become amnesic for recent events, and unable to lay down new memories, for a period of about 4 hours.

Repetitive questioning by the patients of their companions is a characteristic. transient global amnesia sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease memory failure and cognitive deterioration in adults - NICE guidance - suspected neurological conditions.

"Although there have been hundreds of reported cases of transient global amnesia in the medical literature, the cause is still unknown, and it is regarded as one of the most mysterious of all the neurological conditions," says Baird.

The role of amnesia in cerebral disease, the neuropathology of amnesic states, and psychogenic memory loss are also considered. This book is comprised of 11 chapters and begins with a discussion on experimental studies of the organic amnesic syndrome, along with certain associated studies of normal memory.

Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a neuropsychological syndrome, which shows a severe, sudden, and transitory loss of the ability to create new memories and, to some degree, to recover past events [1, 2].The main goal of this chapter is to provide a neurocognitive perspective of the deficits and preserved abilities of this type of : Eugenia Marin-Garcia.

Transient global amnesia is anterograde and usually retrograde amnesia that begins suddenly and lasts up to 24 hours. Diagnosis is primarily clinical but includes laboratory tests and CT, MRI, or both. The amnesia typically remits spontaneously but may. Transient Global Amnesia: From Patient Encounter to Clinical Neuroscience Content This brief, accessible book covers all aspects of transient global amnesia (TGA).

First, it deals with the history of TGA before moving on to clinical and diagnostic features, and differential diagnosis. The investigation and management of TGA is then discussed, followed by treatment and prognosis. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations: Contents: Part 1 Transient Global Amnesia.

An Introduction and Overview: First Descriptions of the Syndrome By Fisher and Adams and Other Early Authors: Evolution of the Concept: Overview of the Controversy Concerning Aetiology and Problems of Definition:.

Transient global amnesia is a well-described medical and clinical phenomenon. This form of amnesia is distinct in that abnormalities in the hippocampus can sometimes be visualized using a special form of magnetic resonance imaging of the brain known as diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI).

Symptoms typically last for less than a day and there is Specialty: Psychiatry, Neurology. This brief, accessible book covers all aspects of transient global amnesia (TGA). First, it deals with the history of TGA before moving on to clinical and diagnostic features, and differential diagnosis.

The investigation and management of TGA Brand: Springer International Publishing. To the surprise of many health professionals and patients, statins can occasionally trigger something called transient global amnesia (TGA).

A Reader Describes Global Amnesia after Atorvastatin: Q. I had been on atorvastatin for only a few days when I was taken to the emergency room after a hour episode of transient global amnesia/5().

This brief, accessible book covers all aspects of transient global amnesia (TGA). First, it deals with the history of TGA before moving on to clinical and diagnostic features, and differential diagnosis.

The investigation and management of TGA. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Transient global amnesia (TGA) is one of the most mysterious clinical medical conditions in Neurology and Psychology. Occurring usually only once in middle to late age, the affected person is suddenly affected with memory loss, for the past, the present, and briefly, the future/5(2).

Transient global amnesia (TGA) is one of the most mysterious clinical conditions in Neurology. Occurring usually only once in middle to late age, the affected person is suddenly robbed of memory, for the past, the present, and briefly, the future.Transient Global Amnesia (TGA) is a rare clinical syndrome of anterograde amnesia with potentially disastrous consequences should it occur to a pilot inflight.

Sincemultiple investigations have been carried out with the objective of determining its etiology and long-term prognosis.

Migraine, focal ischemia.Transient epileptic amnesia (TEA) is a recently recognised syndrome of epilepsy in which the principle manifestation of seizures is recurrent episodes of isolated memory loss.