John Libbey Eurotext

Laser ablation for refractory mesial temporal lobe epilepsy Volume 24, issue 3, June 2022

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Authors
1 Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
3 Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
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* Authors contributed equally.

We report a 41-year-old high-functioning, right-handed, White, English-speaking, cisgender woman with drugresistant focal epilepsy due to left hippocampal sclerosis (figures 1A-B). Seizures occurred weekly and were characterized by right hemibody “heaviness”, expressive aphasia and unawareness. Video-EEG showed left temporal seizures with electroclinical delay; FDGPET revealed mild left mesio-temporal hypometabolism (figure 1C). Neuropsychological testing reflected strong cognitive abilities with [...]

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