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Amnesia, Retrograde MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Amnesia, Retrograde
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.525.100.150
C23.888.592.604.529.100.150
F01.700.625.100.150
F03.615.200.150
Unique ID
D000648
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000648
Scope Note
Loss of the ability to recall information that had been previously encoded in memory prior to a specified or approximate point in time. This process may be organic or psychogenic in origin. Organic forms may be associated with CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENTS; SEIZURES; DEMENTIA; and a wide variety of other conditions that impair cerebral function. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp426-9)
Entry Term(s)
Amnesia, Pre-Ictal
Memory Loss, Retrograde
Pre-Ictal Memory Loss
Retrograde Amnesia
Previous Indexing
Amnesia (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note
1991; was see under AMNESIA 1976-1990
History Note
1991(1976); was see under AMNESIA 1976-1990
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/21
Revision Date
2015/06/30
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