John Libbey Eurotext

Post-ictal subtle ptosis ipsilateral to mesial temporal lobe sclerosis Volume 24, issue 2, April 2022

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1 Neurology Department, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
2 Neurosurgery Department, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
3 National Reference Center for Epilepsy Hospital Dr. Sótero del Río, Santiago, Chile
* Correspondence: Reinaldo Uribe San Martín Neurology Department, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Marcoleta 352, second floor, Neurology Laboratory, Neurology Service, Complejo Asistencial Hospital Sótero del Río, Santiago, Chile

We present three patients with refractory epilepsy and left mesial temporal sclerosis, with ipsilateral subtle post-ictal ptosis, without evident anisocoria (figure 1, table 1), that could be explained by central autonomic dysfunction, similar to postictal bradycardia and asystole [1], different from both contralateral and ipsilateral ictal ptosis and miosis that have also been described [2, 3]. Not only the dentate gyrus but also the CA1 region of the hippocampus is involved [4]. The amygdala, through [...]

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