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do we have just anterograde amnesia(FA) or both antero and retro(GOLJAN)?
ANOTHER QUESTION,FA SAYS IN KORSAKOFF MAMILALRY BODIES ARE DAMAGED ,BUT I RMEMEBER FROM uw and also behaviral sience's lecture that thalamus is damaged in korsakoff,mamilalry bodies in wernike.
Edited by doctorforever on Aug 09, 2010 - 10:33 AM
ya u r right......there is confusion
i checked dat on wikipedia.......it says both antero n retrograde amnesia in korsakoff
kaplan says.....dorsomedial nuc of thalamus damaged in wernicke-korsakoff
mamillary body ---wernicke encephalopathy
but wikipedia says mamillary body damaged in wernicke korsakoff
so it really depends wat options u got in d ques.............i would probably mark mamillary body
On Aug 13, 2010 - 6:20 PM, doctorforever responded:
thanks for input
Goljan 3rd RR pg 594 says:
- Korsakoff psychosis causes both anterograde and retrograde amnesia and there is hemmorage in the mamillary bodies
First Aid 2010 pg 441 says the same thing:
- classic anterograde amnesia caused by thiamine deficiency. Leads
to bilateral destruction of mammillary bodies. May also lead to some retrograde
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