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Amnesia, Anterograde MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Amnesia, Anterograde
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.525.100.075
C23.888.592.604.529.100.075
F01.700.625.100.075
F03.615.200.137
Unique ID
D020324
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020324
Scope Note
Loss of the ability to form new memories beyond a certain point in time. This condition may be organic or psychogenic in origin. Organically induced anterograde amnesia may follow CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; SEIZURES; ANOXIA; and other conditions which adversely affect neural structures associated with memory formation (e.g., the HIPPOCAMPUS; FORNIX (BRAIN); MAMMILLARY BODIES; and ANTERIOR THALAMIC NUCLEI). (From Memory 1997 Jan-Mar;5(1-2):49-71)
Entry Term(s)
Amnesia, Post-Ictal
Anterograde Amnesia
Memory Loss, Anterograde
Post-Ictal Memory Loss
Previous Indexing
Amnesia (1967-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2015/06/30
Amnesia, Anterograde Preferred
Post-Ictal Memory Loss Narrower
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