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Confusional state and cerebral infarcts.
  1. E. García-Albea
  1. Neurology Service, Hospital 'Primero de Octubre', Madrid, Spain.

    Abstract

    Thirteen patients with confusional state and cerebral infarction were studied. Seven patients had optic pathway alterations. On computed tomographic scan, 2 patients had multiple infarctions and 10 had single infarctions, predominantly located in the temporo-occipital associative cortex. One patient had a normal scan. Reduction of 'selective attention', 'release' hallucinations, amnesic syndrome and secondary individual adjustment could explain the confusional state.

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