Mesial temporal lobe sclerosis

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Known temporal lobe epilepsy with complex partial seizures.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
MRI

Irregular T2-hyperintense lesion in the right hippocampus with unilateral mesial temporal atrophy and enlargement of the temporal horn of the right lateral ventricle. Findings consistent with mesial temporal sclerosis

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of mesial temporal sclerosis. When assessing this condition coronal T2 small FOV images are ideal to assess the hippocampus. 

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Case information

rID: 14244
Case created: 9th Jul 2011
Last edited: 13th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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