a memory disorder which takes place in some people who have recovered from an onset of viral encephalitis. The indicators are inclusive of a mass defect of recent memory and partial amnesia for occurrences that happened prior to the attack, but intellect remains unharmed.

POSTENCEPHALITIC AMNESIA: "The young woman was just treated for postencephalitic amnesia last week."
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