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Transient global amnesia caused by painless aortic dissection

By K Mondon, C Blechet, A Gochard, D Elaroussi, F Fetissof, B De Toffol, A Autret and C Hommet


Neurological syndromes secondary to acute aortic dissection (AAD) are uncommon and usually consist of focal deficits after an embolic cerebral infarction. This article reports the observation of an AAD with the chief complaint of transient acute memory impairment—that is, a non‐usual stroke‐like symptom

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