A SPECT study of the anatomy of transient global amnesia.

  title={A SPECT study of the anatomy of transient global amnesia.},
  author={Jason D Warren and Brian D E Chatterton and Philip Douglas Thompson},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  volume={7 1},
This report describes single photon emission tomography (SPECT) evidence of transient, relative hypoperfusion of the right basal ganglia and left temporal lobe in a 60-year-old man studied during the acute phase of classical transient global amnesia (TGA). The findings are interpreted in the light of previous reports indicating that involvement of the right hemisphere or both cerebral hemispheres consistently predicts severe retrograde amnesia, in addition to the typical loss of anterograde… CONTINUE READING


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