Anterograde and retrograde amnesia in a person with bilateral fornix lesions following removal of a colloid cyst

@article{Poreh2006AnterogradeAR,
  title={Anterograde and retrograde amnesia in a person with bilateral fornix lesions following removal of a colloid cyst},
  author={Amir Poreh and Gordon Winocur and Morris Moscovitch and Matti Backon and Elinor Goshen and Zvi Ram and Zeev Feldman},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2006},
  volume={44},
  pages={2241-2248}
}
AD, a 45-year-old man, presented with a severe and global anterograde amnesia following surgery for removal of a colloid cyst. Structural neuroimaging confirmed bilateral lesions to the fornix and a small lesion in the basal forebrain. Testing for remote episodic memory of autobiographical events, and for remote semantic memory of personal and public events, and of famous people, revealed that AD had a severe retrograde amnesia for autobiographical episodes that covered his entire lifetime, and… Expand
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