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Cortical and Limbic Kindling: Similarities and Differences

  • W. McIntyre Burnham

Abstract

Much of the early work on kindling was done in the rat using limbic, and especially amygdaloid sites for stimulation (Goddard et al, 1969; Racine, 1972a and b). It was known that brief convulsions could also be elicited from the anterior neocortex (Goddard et al, 1969; Racine, 1975), but these differed from limbic-kindled seizures both in their motor pattern and in their course of development, and they were considered a special “cortical” seizure type.

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Generalize Seizure Motor Seizure Facial Automatism Generalize Convulsion Seizure Development 
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