Transient amnesia resulting from vertebral artery dissection

John Laterra, Stephen Gebarski, J. Chris Sackellares

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Acute transient amnesia has not been previously associated with vertebral artery dissection. We describe two men with acute onset of dense anterograde amnesia and partial retrograde amnesia resulting from spontaneous vertebral artery dissection. Both amnesic syndromes completely resolved with conservative management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)98-101
Number of pages4
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing


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