In the five previous reports dealing with the effects of interruption of the fornix in man, two noted that a severe disturbance of recent memory resulted, and three indicated that no symptoms were evident. The brain was examined in only one of the cases cited. This report describes a patient, without any apparent neurological or psychological disturbances, in whom a malignant tumor had destroyed the fornix bilaterally.
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