John Libbey Eurotext

Spitting automatism Volume 2, numéro 4, Décembre 2000

Department of Neurology and INSERM 318 Research Unit, Grenoble Hospital, BP 217X, 38043 Grenoble Cedex, France
  • Page(s) : 231-2
  • Année de parution : 2001

In a recent article, Ozkara et al. have suggested that spitting automatism could be a localizing sign to the nondominant temporal lobe [1]. In our experience, only one out of 351 patients with partial epilepsy, who underwent surgery at Grenoble Hospital presented such a phenomenon. This patient was reported in our series of multilobar epilepsies [2] as an illustrative case of temporo-perisylvian epilepsy in the left hemisphere dominant [...]