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Transient global amnesia and left frontal haemorrhage.
  1. D. E. Jacome,
  2. G. F. Yanez
  1. Department of Medicine, Palmetto General Hospital, Hialeah, Florida.


    A patient developed spontaneous, acute, dominant frontal lobe haemorrhage neighbouring on a zone of pre-existing post-traumatic encephalomalacia manifesting clinically as transient global amnesia. Amnesia can be secondary to disease of the frontal lobe, affecting pathways interconnecting the basal forebrain and hippocampus of the temporal lobe.

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