The cognitive-mnestic performance profile of a patient with bilateral asymmetrical thalamic infarction.


The case of a 46-year old patient with a bilateral medial thalamic infarct, affecting mainly the region of the internal medullary lamina, but not of the mammillothalamic tract, is documented neuropsychologically and neuroradiologically. Testing was done after acute remission. The patient was of average intelligence but manifested a number of verbal memory… (More)