Transient global amnesia with bilateral hippocampal lesions: report of two cases

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

Fig. 1

References

  1. 1.

    Quinette P, Guillery-Girard B, Dayan J, de la Sayette V, Marquis S, Viader F, Desgranges B, Eustache F (2006) What does transient global amnesia really mean? Review of the literature and torough study of 142 cases. Brain 129(Pt 7):1640–1658

    Article  Google Scholar 

  2. 2.

    Lewis SL (1998) Aetiology of transient global amnesia. Lancet 352(9125):397–399

    CAS  Article  PubMed Central  Google Scholar 

  3. 3.

    Sander K, Sander D (2005) New insights into transient global amnesia: recent imaging and clinical findings. Lancet Neurol 4:437–444

    Article  Google Scholar 

  4. 4.

    Weon YC, Kim JH, Lee JS et al (2008) Optimal diffusion-weighted imaging protocol for lesion detection in transient global amnesia. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:1324–1328

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

  5. 5.

    Bocos-Portillo Escalza-Cortina I, Gómez-Beldarrain M, Rodriguez-Sainz A, Garcia-Monco JC (2018) Unilateral or bilateral punctate hippocampal hyperintensities on DW-MRI: seizures, amnesia, or both? Neurol Sci 39(9):1647–1649

    Article  Google Scholar 

  6. 6.

    Kim JA, Chung JI, Yoon PH, Kim DI, Chung TS, Kim EJ, Jeong EK (2001) Transient MR signal changes in patients with generalized tonicoclonic seizure or status epilepticus: periictal diffusionweighted imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 22(6):1149–1160

    CAS  Google Scholar 

  7. 7.

    Bartsch T, Afke K, Deuschl G et al (2007) Evolution of hippocampal CA-1 diffusion lesions in transient global amnesia. Ann Neurol 62:475–480

    Article  Google Scholar 

  8. 8.

    Szabo K (2014) Transient global amnesia. Front Neurol Neurosci 34:143–149

    Article  Google Scholar 

Download references

Funding

No funding.

Author information

Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Alexis Demas.

Ethics declarations

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from patients.

Additional information

Publisher's Note

Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Demas, A., Richard, C., Bennani, O. et al. Transient global amnesia with bilateral hippocampal lesions: report of two cases. Acta Neurol Belg 120, 1449–1451 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13760-019-01271-8

Download citation