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Case Rep Neurol. 2012 Jan;4(1):61-7. doi: 10.1159/000337221. Epub 2012 Mar 16.

Confabulations after bilateral consecutive strokes of the lenticulostriate arteries.


We describe the case of a 75-year-old woman who manifested persistent confabulations after two consecutive strokes encompassing the area of the lenticulostriate arteries territory on both hemispheres. Findings reported on this rare clinical syndrome suggest that fantastic confabulations and delusional thoughts may arise after bilateral damage of subcortical nonthalamic structures.


Anterograde memory; Caudate nucleus; Confabulation; Delusion; Lenticulostriate arteries; Stroke

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