Localization of Focal Seizures

  • Horst Urbach
  • Jörg Wellmer
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


The semiology of a focal seizure without or prior to evolution to a bilateral convulsive (secondarily generalized) seizure may guide the radiologist to the location of the epileptogenic lesion. This information should be considered when planning and interpreting a MRI examination.


Partial Seizure Precentral Gyrus Postcentral Gyrus Tuber Cinereum Gelastic Seizure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeuroradiologyUniversity Hospital FreiburgFreiburgGermany
  2. 2.Ruhr-Epileptology, Department of NeurologyUniversity Hospital KnappschaftskrankenhausBochumGermany

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