Post-traumatic amnesia

What is Post-traumatic amnesia?

Post-traumatic amnesia is a state of confusion that occurs immediately following a traumatic brain injury in which the injured person is disoriented and unable to remember events that occur after the injury.

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My sister had amnesia from a cut her brain that occured in an auto accident in 1989, as she got older she developed mental illness-mainly bipolar...

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Hello,

Thanks for writing to us.

I understand your problem and have noted those listed above

The possibilities are 1. post-traumatic amnesia and/or...

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Hello Doctor, My husband met with a car accident in Oct 2011 and suffered brain injury ( frontal lobe injuries). He was in ICU for 2 weeks and got...

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Thank you for posting the query.

Your husband had suffered from a severe head injury, as he remained unconscious for 12 days and required...

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