Epileptic Disorders


MRI evidence for the involvement of basal ganglia in epileptic seizures: an hypothesis Volume 5, numéro 3, September 2003

Figure 1. Initial and control MRI examinations. A-C: 7-mm axial T2-weighted images performed 1 week after the partial status epilepticus. Note the increased signal intensity bilaterally involving the putamen and the head of the caudate nucleus. A) first echo (TR 2000/TE 60). B) second echo (TR 2000/TE 120). C) magnification of the striata. D) left temporal arachnoid cyst. E) Control MRI (5 mm, TR 3906/TE 100) performed 6 years later was normal.