Retrospective investigations into the recognition of transient global amnesia


  • Observable effects of episodic anterograde long-term memory disturbance such as repetitive questions and actions were key diagnostic markers of transient global amnesia (TGA).

Why this matters

  • Misdiagnosis of neurological conditions, such as acute confusional states, is common in

  • Repetitive elements have not been included in previous TGA diagnostic criteria.