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Diencephalic amnesia: a reappraisal.
  1. W J McEntee,
  2. M P Biber,
  3. D P Perl,
  4. D F Benson


    The anatomical basis of memory disorder related to lesions of the diencephalon is a controversial matter. A study of a patient who developed severe amnesia in association with bilateral metastatic tumour invasion of the medial and posterior thalamus is reported. The findings in this case have led to further discussion of this unsettled issue.

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