Pure Retrograde Amnesia Following a Mild Head Trauma: A Neuropsychological and Metabolic Study

@article{Sellal2002PureRA,
  title={Pure Retrograde Amnesia Following a Mild Head Trauma: A Neuropsychological and Metabolic Study},
  author={François Sellal and Lilianne Manning and C. Moler A. Pnueli G. Seegmuller and C. Scheiber and Francis Schoenfelder},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={2002},
  volume={38},
  pages={499-509}
}
After a minor closed head injury, a 33-year-old man acquired extensive retrograde amnesia (RA) covering the previous ten years and concerning autobiographical, semantic and procedural memories. The patient's learning abilities remained excellent and he recovered considerable information from his wife, the media and personal documents. This relearned information did not, however, provide a sense of personal experience in the first weeks. CT and MRI failed to show brain damage, but EEG and SPECT… CONTINUE READING

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