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Ammon’s Horn Sclerosis on Pneumoencephalotomography

  • H. Sumie
  • Y. Kuru
  • S. Kurokawa
  • T. Kondo
Conference paper

Summary

Fourteen cases with psychomotor seizure were examined by pneumoencephalotomographic technique. In all cases uni- or bilateral changes of the inferior horn were found: diverticular dilatation of subiculum, lowering and irregularity of the floor, reduction of width, and deformation of digitation. These findings correlated well with the autopsy reports. In most cases, EEG findings also correlated.

Keywords

Temporal Lobe Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Pathologic Anatomy Autopsy Report Temporal Horn 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Sumie
    • 2
  • Y. Kuru
    • 1
  • S. Kurokawa
    • 1
  • T. Kondo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and NeurologyJuntendo University Medical SchoolBunkyo-ku, TokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Radiology JuntendoUniversity Medical SchoolBunkyo-ku, TokyoJapan

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