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A case of reversible amnesia
  1. J Stonea,
  2. I W Campbellb,
  3. G D Morana,
  4. C J Mumforda
  1. aDepartment of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK, bDepartment of Medicine, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy and Department of Medical Sciences, University of St Andrews, Fife, UK
  1. Dr Stone

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A 43 year old, normally healthy woman was admitted to a general medical ward after collapsing at home. Over the preceding two weeks, her husband had noticed that she had seemed distracted, unusually depressed, and “not herself.” He had found his wife unresponsive and writhing on the floor. She was initially drowsy after the attack but became alert within 30 minutes. On admission, she was amnesic for the episode, disoriented …

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