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Pathogenesis of Mesial Temporal Sclerosis

  • C. Elizabeth Pringle (a1), T. Blume Warren (a1), G. Munoz David (a1) and L. Stan Leung (a1)

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A relationship between epilepsy and damage to mesial temporal structures has long been recognized. Recent advances have clarified somewhat the issue of whether the pathological changes seen in mesial temporal sclerosis represent the cause or the effect of seizures. This paper reviews mesial temporal sclerosis from an historical perspective and summarizes recent developments in the fields of excitotoxicity, selective vulnerability, and synaptic reorganization as they pertain to the pathogenesis of mesial temporal sclerosis.

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Pathogenesis of Mesial Temporal Sclerosis

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