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|Title:||Hippocampal sclerosis following brief generalized seizures in adulthood.|
|Authors:||Briellmann, Regula S;Newton, Mark R;Wellard, R M;Jackson, Graeme D|
|Affiliation:||Brain Research Institute, Austin and Repatriation Medical Center, and University of Melbourne, Australia.|
|Citation:||Neurology; 57(2): 315-7|
|Abstract:||This report describes a patient who had a first generalized tonic clonic seizure (GTCS) at the age of 18 years. The initial MRI scan was normal on visual and quantitative examination. After a further six GTCS, a second MRI scan showed reduced hippocampal volume and increased hippocampal T2 signal, which was confirmed in a third scan. Therefore, hippocampal sclerosis may be acquired in adulthood after brief GTCS.|
|Internal ID Number:||11468318|
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
|Appears in Collections:||Journal articles|
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