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The Italian Journal of Neurological Sciences

, Volume 8, Issue 6, pp 609–611 | Cite as

Transient global amnesia associated with a large arachnoid cyst of the middle cranial fossa of the non dominant hemisphere

  • Stracciari A. 
  • Ciucci G. 
  • Bissi G. 
Case Report

Abstract

A case of transient global amnesia associated with an arachnoid cyst occupying the middle cranial fossa of the non dominant hemisphere is reported. The relationship between the two conditions is discussed and the value of CT brain scanning in patients with TGA emphasized.

Key-Words

Transient global amnesia arachnoid cyst middle cranial fossa CT brain scans 

Sommario

È descritto un caso di amnesia globale transitoria associato ad una cisti aracnoidea occupante la fossa cranica media dell'emisfero non dominante. Viene discussa la relazione fra le due patologie. L'utilità della TAC cerebrale nei pazienti con AGT è rimarcata.

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© Masson Italia Periodici 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stracciari A. 
    • 1
  • Ciucci G. 
    • 1
  • Bissi G. 
    • 1
  1. 1.Divisione di NeurologiaOspedale S. Maria delle CrociRavenna

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