TITLE

Mesial temporal sclerosis in epilepsy

AUTHOR(S)
Spano, Vincent R.; Mikulis, David J.
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/18/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 15, pE1151
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study of a 25-year-old man who had experienced complex partial seizures since childhood. The patient has undergone magnetic resonance imaging which showed hyperintensity of the right hippocampus with volume loss and characteristics of mesial temporal sclerosis. Moreover, it explains that complex partial seizures are common in temporal lobe epilepsy and often associated with sclerosis, particularly the hippocampus.
ACCESSION #
67104972

 

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