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Chapter 14 - Medication-Resistant Epilepsy in Adults

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 August 2020

John M. Stern
Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Raman Sankar
Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Michael Sperling
Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences, Philadelphia, PA
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The temporal lobe epilepsies (TLE) are widely heterogeneous with regard to aetiology, age at onset, prognosis and response to treatment. An important distinction on topographic grounds is made between mesial (MTLE) and lateral temporal lobe epilepsy (LTLE).

Medication-Resistant Epilepsy
Diagnosis and Treatment
, pp. 158 - 170
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2020

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