Bilateral infarction of the anterior cingulate gyri and of the fornices. Report of a case.

@article{Laplane1981BilateralIO,
  title={Bilateral infarction of the anterior cingulate gyri and of the fornices. Report of a case.},
  author={Dominique Laplane and J. D. Degos and Michel Baulac and Françoise Gray},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  year={1981},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={289-300}
}
A 70-year-old woman had complex behavioural changes of sudden onset. The symptoms consisted of indifference, docility and inappropriate urination, but predominantly in a lack of attention. She was unable to maintain the attention necessary to perform a goal-directed activity and she was distracted by any stimulus, such as a sound, an object, or a word, which might induce behaviour irrelevant to the preconceived activity. She also exhibited confabulatory-amnestic syndrome. Neuropathological… CONTINUE READING
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