The chicken with four legs: a case of semantic amnesia and cryptogenic epilepsy.

Abstract

Here we describe the unusual condition of selective semantic amnesia related to cryptogenic temporal lobe epilepsy. XY, an adult male patient, presented with partial seizures and disabling dysnomia. Neuropsychological tests revealed seriously impaired semantic memory. Electroencephalography documented ictal epileptic abnormalities in the left temporal lobe… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2008.09.015

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@article{Giovagnoli2009TheCW, title={The chicken with four legs: a case of semantic amnesia and cryptogenic epilepsy.}, author={Anna Rita Giovagnoli and Flavio Villani and Brian Bell and A Erbetta and Giuliano Avanzini}, journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B}, year={2009}, volume={14 1}, pages={261-8} }