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Chapter 14 - Medication-Resistant Epilepsy in Adults

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 August 2020

John M. Stern
Affiliation:
Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Raman Sankar
Affiliation:
Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Michael Sperling
Affiliation:
Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences, Philadelphia, PA
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Summary

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).

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

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