Mesial temporal sclerosis: secondary

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

MRI demonstrates, in addition to occipital gliosis, marked atrophy and increased signal of the left hippocampus, in keeping with secondary mesial temporal sclerosis.

Case Discussion

This patient had a previous left occipital abscess with resulting gliosis. He subsequently developed occipital seizures (confirmed on EEG).

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Case information

rID: 5183
Published: 15th Dec 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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