Loss of spatial learning in a patient with topographical disorientation in new environments.

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The case is described of a patient who, following cerebral hypoxia, developed severe difficulty in orienting himself in new environments in the context of a mild global amnesic syndrome. Some episodes he related suggested that his main difficulty was remembering the spatial/directional value of landmarks he recognised. A neuroradiological examination… (More)

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@article{Turriziani2003LossOS, title={Loss of spatial learning in a patient with topographical disorientation in new environments.}, author={Patrizia Turriziani and Giovanni A. Carlesimo and Roman E Perri and Francesco Tomaiuolo and C. Caltagirone}, journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry}, year={2003}, volume={74 1}, pages={61-9} }