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Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

Temporal lobe epilepsy? Things are not always what they seem Volume 19, issue 1, March 2017

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  • Temporal lobe epilepsy? Things are not always what they seem

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Authors
1 Brno Epilepsy Center, First Department of Neurology, St. Anne's University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University
2 Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC), Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
3 Clinique de Neurologie, University Hospital of Grenoble, France
* Correspondence: Irena Doležalová Brno Epilepsy Center, First Department of Neurology, St. Anne's University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Pekarska 53, Brno 65691 Czech Republic
  • Key words: temporal lobe epilepsy, invasive EEG, pseudotemporal epilepsy, posterior cingulate
  • DOI : 10.1684/epd.2017.0897
  • Page(s) : 59-66
  • Published in: 2017

Temporal lobe epilepsy is the most frequent form of drug-resistant epilepsy referred to epilepsy surgery centres. The vast majority of lesional cases can be operated on without invasive investigation which is often not the case for non-lesional cases. Invasive investigation in non-lesional cases, however, may lead to unexpected results, as illustrated in the following case report. [Published with video sequence on www.epilepticdisorders.com]