Hippocampal Sclerosis

Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Hippocampal sclerosis is by far the most common cause of temporal lobe epilepsy. The familiar reader detects it on MRI in more than 95% of cases but should be aware of typical “pitfalls”, namely bilateral hippocampal sclerosis, “dual pathology” and insufficient image Quality.


Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Epilepsy Surgery Increase Signal Intensity Hippocampal Sclerosis Focal Cortical Dysplasia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeuroradiologyUniversity Hospital FreiburgFreiburgGermany

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