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Neocortical temporal lobe epilepsy.
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PMID:  23027092     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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SUMMARY:: Neocortical temporal lobe epilepsy (NTLE) comprises a heterogeneous group of epilepsies with focal seizures characterized by auditory, somatosensory, or psychic auras followed by motionless staring, early contralateral clonic activity often secondarily generalizing. Neurophysiologic findings in NTLE are typically a predominance of lateral temporal interictal epileptiform activity (IEA) and an ictal onset pattern consisting of irregular, hemispheric delta slowing. Advanced neurophysiologic techniques such as EEG and magnetoencephalography source imaging can help to determine the area generating the initial and propagated interictal and ictal activities and may limit the number of patients requiring long-term invasive recordings before epilepsy surgery.
Authors:
Jeffrey D Kennedy; Stephan U Schuele
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neurophysiology : official publication of the American Electroencephalographic Society     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1537-1603     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurophysiol     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506708     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  366-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
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