Mesial temporal sclerosis

Case contributed by Dr Arthur Daire

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New onset seizures

Patient Data

Age: 26
MRI

There is FLAIR hyperintensity in the region of the left hippocampus, which on the T2 coronal images is atrophic. The left temporal lobe is prominent as a result of this atrophy.

These findings are consistent with left mesial temporal sclerosis

Case Discussion

This case illustrated the typical findings of mesial temporal sclerosis. 

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Case information

rID: 31005
Case created: 15th Sep 2014
Last edited: 4th Oct 2015
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