Mesial temporal sclerosis: secondary

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Modality: MRI

MRI demonstrates, in addition to occipital gliosis, marked atrophy and increased signal of the left hippocampus, in keeping with secondary mesial temporal sclerosis.

Case Discussion

This patient had a previous left occipital abscess with resulting gliosis. He subsequently developed occipital seizures (confirmed on EEG).

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Case Information

rID: 5183
Case created: 15th Dec 2008
Last edited: 5th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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