Aetiology of transient global amnesia

@article{Lewis1998AetiologyOT,
  title={Aetiology of transient global amnesia},
  author={S. L. Lewis},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1998},
  volume={352},
  pages={397-399}
}
The pathophysiology of transient global amnesia (TGA) has been obscure since the definition of this syndrome more than 30 years ago. Current hypotheses include migraine, seizure, or transient cerebral arterial ischaemia. However, none of these potential mechanisms explain both the absence of other neurological signs or symptoms during TGA, and its frequent precipitating activities: many of which would be expected to result in marked increases in venous return from the arms to the superior vena… Expand
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