Mesial temporal sclerosis

Case contributed by Dr Ayaz Hidayatov

Presentation

Complex partial seizures

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Right hippocampal volume loss compared to left, with abnormal T2/FLAIR hyperintense signal.

Findings suggestive of right-sided mesial temporal sclerosis 

Case Discussion

Hippocampal atrophy with volume loss and abnormal T2 and FLAIR hiperintensity is a diagnostic clue of mesial temporal sclerosis.

It is important to perform MR with epilepsy protocol for epilepsy screening patients.

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Case information

rID: 63242
Published: 21st Sep 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Medistyle hospital

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