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False localization of seizure activity in the EEG.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1174758     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Traditional theories of EEG localization are discussed, along with their limitations and contemporary attempts to minimize false localization. Sources of error include: erratic epileptiform activity, local destruction of generators, evoked responses, and autonomous secondary foci. Several cases are presented which are thought to represent false localization by virtue of incompetent generators. It is emphasized that "epileptiform activity" and "epileptogenicity" are not synonomous.
R K Stone; K Paramesh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bulletin of the Los Angeles neurological societies     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0024-659X     ISO Abbreviation:  Bull Los Angeles Neurol Soc     Publication Date:  1975 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-01-02     Completed Date:  1976-01-02     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0064572     Medline TA:  Bull Los Angeles Neurol Soc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  71-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain / physiopathology
Diagnostic Errors
Epilepsy / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Middle Aged

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