[Evaluation of the amnesia caused by restricted thalamic infarcts--6 cases].

Abstract

The amnesic syndrome is analysed in 6 infarctions restricted to the thalamic area. Bilateral lesions were linked to more definite deficits; the anterograde forgetting was unequivocal at the initial stage and affected both verbal and visual memory. In unilateral lesions, deficits were far more discrete and there was no evidence enough for assuming a strict… (More)

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@article{Rousseaux1986EvaluationOT, title={[Evaluation of the amnesia caused by restricted thalamic infarcts--6 cases].}, author={Marc Rousseaux and Marilyn Cabaret and François Xavier Lesoin and Patrick Devos and François Dubois and Henri Petit}, journal={Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior}, year={1986}, volume={22 2}, pages={213-28} }