He lost his memory and then quickly got it back. Seizures and strokes were ruled out — so what was it?

DIAGNOSIS


‘‘Where am I?’’ the 68-year-old man asked. His daughter explained again: He was at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. He had been found on the ground in the parking lot of the grocery store near his apartment. The man nodded, as if taking it all...

Read latest The New York Times Magazine online.

Online newspapers at PressDisplay.