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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
Issue Date: 24-Jul-2001
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
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Adolescent
Epilepsy, Tonic-Clonic.pathology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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