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Seizure characteristics, pathology, and outcome after temporal lobectomy.
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PMID:  3822133     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We analyzed the histories of 58 patients who had temporal lobectomy for seizure control. A good outcome was more likely if a definite lesion was removed. Unlike other pathologies, including nonspecific hippocampal sclerosis (NSHS), Ammon's horn sclerosis (AHS) was strongly related to a history of a prolonged childhood convulsion as the first epileptic event. Partial seizures developed at a younger age in patients with AHS than with NSHS or nonspecific changes. Epigastric rising sensations were associated with a greater chance of a good outcome than were other forms of simple partial seizure.
J S Duncan; H J Sagar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0028-3878     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  1987 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-04-08     Completed Date:  1987-04-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  405-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain Neoplasms / pathology
Child, Preschool
Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe / pathology,  physiopathology,  surgery*
Glioma / pathology
Hippocampus / pathology*
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Temporal Lobe

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