Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Short Communication Volume 5 Issue 6

Transient Global Amnesia: A Bright Spot Not to be Missed

Georgios-Theofilos Theodorou1,3, Aikaterini Terzoudi3,4, Xanthipi Mavropoulou2, Vasileios Rafailidis2 and Elisavet Psoma2*

1Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
2Radiology Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
3Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, School of Medicine, Alexandroupolis, Greece Thrake, Alexandroupolis, Greece
4Postgraduate Program ‘’Stroke’’ of the Medical School of the Democritus University of Thrake, Alexandroupolis, Greece

*Corresponding Author: Elisavet Psoma, Radiology Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Received: April 27, 2022; Published: May 16, 2022

Abstract

Transient Global Amnesia (TGA) is a clinical disorder characterized by transient anterograde and retrograde amnesia with ambiguous pathogenesis [1]. It has also been associated with life- threatening medical conditions such as myocardial infarction arrythmias or dissecting aortic aneurysm [2]. The diagnosis of this clinical syndrome is established when the clinical diagnostic criteria are fulfilled.

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Citation

Citation: Elisavet Psoma., et al. “Transient Global Amnesia: A Bright Spot Not to be Missed". Acta Scientific Neurology 5.6 (2022): .

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Elisavet Psoma., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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