Mesial temporal sclerosis

Case contributed by Dr Mahomed A. Osman

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Temporal lobe epilepsy

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Reduced volume of the left hippocampus compared to the right, with an area of subtle hyperintense signal on FLAIR sequences. This represents neuronal loss and gliosis consistent with left sided mesial temporal sclerosis.

Case Discussion

The diagnosis was confirmed with histopathological analysis.

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Case Information

rID: 24168
Case created: 30th Jul 2013
Last edited: 4th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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