Mesial temporal sclerosis

Case contributed by Royal Melbourne Hospital

MRI brain


Ictal : No hyperperfusion seen. Hypoperfusion seen in left temporal and parietal lobes.

Interictal: Focal hypoperfusion of left temporal lobe.

Conclusion: Although there is no active focus of epilepsy, hypoperfusion of left temporal lobes in both studies is consistent with left MTS.



1. Temporal lobe lateral: Mild Chaslin's sclerosis only. 2. Hippocampus: Hippocampal sclerosis - Blumcke Type Ia. 3. Maxilla, uncus; Focal cortical dysplasia - Taylor Type IIa.

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rID: 15184
Published: 30th Sep 2011
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
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