The differentiel diagnosis of AMNESIA is:
-Degenerative diseases for example:ALZHEIMER disease and HUNTINGTON.
-Cerebral vascular accident (specially when the thalamus , the basal prosencephalon and hippocampus are involved.
-Cranial trauma.
-Post-surgical for example:surgery of mamillary tubercle and bilateral temporal lobectomy.
-Infections(herpex simplex encephalitis , meningitis.
-WERNICKE-KORSAKOFF syndrom.
-Cerebral hypoxia.
-Hypoglycemia.
-Neoplasms of central nervous system.
-Creutzfeldt-jacob`s disease.
-Medicines for example:MIDAZOLAM and other BENZODIAZEPINES.
-Psychosis.
-Simulation.