Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Transient Global Amnesia Treatment

Transient global amnesia does not require treatment. Transient global amnesia resolves within 48 hours, without treatment. Follow-up with a neurologist is recommended.

Transient Global Amnesia Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and transient global amnesia:

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Last Updated: Jun 9, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Transient Global Amnesia References
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