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Disease Amnesia

Name Amnesia
Synonyms Amnesia, Dissociative | Amnesia, Global | Amnesia, Hysterical | Amnesia Memory Loss | Amnesia-Memory Loss | Amnesia-Memory Losses | Amnesias | Amnesias, Dissociative | Amnesias, Global | Amnesias, Hysterical | Amnesias, Tactile | Amnesias, Temporary | Amnesia, Tactile | Amnesia, Temporary | Amnestic State | Amnestic States | Dissociative Amnesia | Dissociative Amnesias | Global Amnesia | Global Amnesias | Hysterical Amnesia | Hysterical Amnesias | State, Amnestic | States, Amnestic | Tactile Amnesia | Tactile Amnesias | Temporary Amnesia | Temporary Amnesias
Definition Pathologic partial or complete loss of the ability to recall past experiences (AMNESIA, RETROGRADE) or to form new memories (AMNESIA, ANTEROGRADE). This condition may be of organic or psychologic origin. Organic forms of amnesia are usually associated with dysfunction of the DIENCEPHALON or HIPPOCAMPUS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp426-7)
Categories Mental disorder | Nervous system disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D000647
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  Amnesia, Anterograde Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Amnesia, Retrograde Has associated chemicals Has associated genes