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Hippocampal malformations do not necessarily evolve into hippocampal sclerosis.

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PURPOSE: Hippocampal malformations have been proposed to underlie or evolve into hippocampal sclerosis, a common cause of refractory partial epilepsy. We report two patients with chronic epilepsy and developmental abnormalities of the hippocampus and cortex. We seek to address, in patients with recurrent convulsive seizures over many decades, whether hippocampal malformations necessarily progress to hippocampal sclerosis. METHODS: The first patient died at age 76 years and had experienced co...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Epilepsia
Volume:
46
Issue:
6
Pages:
939-943
Publication date:
2005-06-05
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EISSN:
1528-1167
ISSN:
0013-9580
URN:
uuid:09c764da-cf37-4b6a-bb5f-f21474c150f5
Source identifiers:
461821
Local pid:
pubs:461821

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