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Differential Diagnosis of TGA

  • A. J. Larner
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Abstract

This chapter considers the differential diagnosis of TGA. Key considerations include cerebrovascular disease (TIA, stroke), epilepsy (transient epileptic amnesia, TEA), and psychological causes, as well as a variety of other causes of transient amnesia (migraine, drugs, hypoglycaemia, head injury). On clinical grounds alone, it is often possible to distinguish TGA from other causes of transient amnesia.

Keywords

TGA TEA TIA Psychogenic amnesia 

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