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September 1977

Abrupt Memory Loss Associated With Thalamic Tumor

Arch Neurol. 1977;34(9):545-548. doi:10.1001/archneur.1977.00500210047007

• We report a case in which glioma with apparent major involvement of the right thalamus was manifested initially solely by abrupt onset of severe impairment of both recent and moderately remote memory. Distracting stimuli plays a role in prevention of consolidation of memory.