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Amnesia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Amnesia
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.525.100
C23.888.592.604.529.100
F01.700.625.100
F03.615.200
Unique ID
D000647
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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)
Entry Term(s)
Amnesia, Dissociative
Amnesia, Global
Amnesia, Hysterical
Amnesia, Tactile
Amnesia, Temporary
Amnesia-Memory Loss
Amnestic State
NLM Classification #
WM 173.7
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/30
Amnesia Preferred
Amnesia, Global Narrower
Amnestic State Related
Amnesia, Tactile Narrower
Amnesia, Temporary Narrower
Amnesia, Dissociative Narrower
Amnesia, Hysterical Narrower
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