Transient Global Amnesia Asociated with a Bilateral Chronic Ischemic Lesion: Case Report

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Published: 2022-04-07

Page: 27-30


Bünyamin Tosunoğlu *

Department of Neurology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Halit Yasin Şahin

Department of Neurology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Kübra Mehel Metin

Department of Neurology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Burcu Gökçe Çokal

Department of Neurology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Transient global amnesia is characterized by abrupt onset anterograde memory impairment lasting 1 to 24 hours. Although the etiology of transient global amnesia has not been definitively determined, affected individuals may show infarction-like diffusion-limiting lesions in the hippocampus on brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) diffusion sequence. In our case, we aimed to present a case of transient global amnesia, which started suddenly, lasted for about two hours and then completely resolved, and showed acute diffusion restriction in bilateral hippocampal regions in the MRI diffusion sequence.

Keywords: Transient global amnesia, MRI diffusion, chronic ischemic lesion


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Tosunoğlu, B., Yasin Şahin, H., Mehel Metin, K., & Gökçe Çokal, B. (2022). Transient Global Amnesia Asociated with a Bilateral Chronic Ischemic Lesion: Case Report. Asian Journal of Medical Case Reports, 4(1), 27–30. Retrieved from https://globalpresshub.com/index.php/AJMCR/article/view/1560

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