John Libbey Eurotext

Encephalocele-associated temporal lobe epilepsy and skull fibrous dysplasia: a report of two cases Volume 23, issue 6, December 2021

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Authors
1 Department of Neurology,
2 Department of Radiology,
3 Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St. SW, Rochester, MN, USA
* Correspondence: Kelsey M. Smith Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St. SW, Rochester, MN, USA

Temporal lobe encephaloceles are an important cause of drug-resistant focal epilepsy, and advances in imaging modalities have led to increased recognition [1, 2]. Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a benign process in which bone is replaced by connective tissue and poorly formed trabecular bone. It may affect multiple bones (polyostotic) or remain isolated to one bone, including the skull [3]. Although seizures have been recognized in patients with FD of the skull [4-9], the pathogenicity has not been well [...]