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Descriptor English: Amnesia
Descriptor Spanish: Amnesia
Descriptor amnesia
Scope note: Pérdida patológica parcial o completa de la capacidad para recordar experiencias pasadas (AMNESIA RETRÓGRADA) o para formar nuevas memorias (AMNESIA ANTERÓGRADA). Esta afección puede tener un origen orgánico o psicológico. Las formas orgánicas de amnesia suelen asociarse con disfunción del DIENCÉFALO o del HIPOCAMPO. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp426-7)
Descriptor Portuguese: Amnésia
Descriptor French: Amnésie
Entry term(s): Amnesia Memory Loss
Amnesia, Dissociative
Amnesia, Global
Amnesia, Hysterical
Amnesia, Tactile
Amnesia, Temporary
Amnesia-Memory Loss
Amnesia-Memory Losses
Amnesias
Amnesias, Dissociative
Amnesias, Global
Amnesias, Hysterical
Amnesias, Tactile
Amnesias, Temporary
Amnestic State
Amnestic States
Dissociative Amnesia
Dissociative Amnesias
Global Amnesia
Global Amnesias
Hysterical Amnesia
Hysterical Amnesias
State, Amnestic
States, Amnestic
Tactile Amnesia
Tactile Amnesias
Temporary Amnesia
Temporary Amnesias
Tree number(s): C10.597.606.525.100
C23.888.592.604.529.100
F01.700.625.100
F03.615.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000647
Scope note: Pathologic partial or complete loss of the ability to recall past experiences (AMNESIA, RETROGRADE) or to form new memories (AMNESIA, ANTEROGRADE). This condition may be of organic or psychologic origin. Organic forms of amnesia are usually associated with dysfunction of the DIENCEPHALON or HIPPOCAMPUS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp426-7)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
DeCS ID: 662
Unique ID: D000647
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/30
Amnesia - Preferred
Concept UI M0000989
Scope note Pathologic partial or complete loss of the ability to recall past experiences (AMNESIA, RETROGRADE) or to form new memories (AMNESIA, ANTEROGRADE). This condition may be of organic or psychologic origin. Organic forms of amnesia are usually associated with dysfunction of the DIENCEPHALON or HIPPOCAMPUS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp426-7)
Preferred term Amnesia
Entry term(s) Amnesia Memory Loss
Amnesia-Memory Loss
Amnesia-Memory Losses
Amnesias
Amnesia, Global - Narrower
Concept UI M0332647
Preferred term Amnesia, Global
Entry term(s) Amnesias, Global
Global Amnesia
Global Amnesias
Amnestic State - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0332651
Preferred term Amnestic State
Entry term(s) Amnestic States
State, Amnestic
States, Amnestic
Amnesia, Tactile - Narrower
Concept UI M0332649
Preferred term Amnesia, Tactile
Entry term(s) Amnesias, Tactile
Tactile Amnesia
Tactile Amnesias
Amnesia, Temporary - Narrower
Concept UI M0332650
Preferred term Amnesia, Temporary
Entry term(s) Amnesias, Temporary
Temporary Amnesia
Temporary Amnesias
Amnesia, Dissociative - Narrower
Concept UI M0332646
Preferred term Amnesia, Dissociative
Entry term(s) Amnesias, Dissociative
Dissociative Amnesia
Dissociative Amnesias
Amnesia, Hysterical - Narrower
Concept UI M0332648
Preferred term Amnesia, Hysterical
Entry term(s) Amnesias, Hysterical
Hysterical Amnesia
Hysterical Amnesias



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