Javeria Nooraine

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Surgery remains a therapeutic option for patients with medically refractory epilepsy. Comprehensive presurgical evaluation includes electroencephalography (EEG) and video EEG in identifying patients who are likely to benefit from surgery. Here, we discuss in detail the utility of EEG in presurgical evaluation of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy along(More)
Ictal Pet in presurgical workup of refractory epilepsy is seldom performed and limited due to technical difficulties. In carefully selected patient subset with frequent extratemporal seizures, ictal PET depicts 'seizure onset zone' with high spatial resolution even within a widespread pathology. We here depict a four year old with posterior quadrant(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the surgical outcome and safety of posterior quadrant disconnection in medically refractory epilepsy arising from the posterior head region from a level IV tertiary care center over a period of three years. MATERIALS AND METHODS Seven consecutive patients who underwent posterior quadrant disconnection for refractory epilepsy were(More)
Polymicrogyria is a type of cortical dysplasia with cortical organizational defect. Bilateral polymicrogyria are distinct with genetic basis in a subset. We hereby report a case of bilateral frontal polymicrogyria (BFP) in association with chorioretinal dystrophy and ectopia lentis (EL) in a 26-year-old lady born of a consanguineous parentage. Her male(More)
Signum Crucis (SC) or making of a 'sign of cross' is a rare interesting complex hand automatism (CHA) observed during right temporal seizures. 1,2 It is believed that CHA is related to religious belief of an individual or can be incorporated as a learned behavior. 1,2 We report a Hindu patient with refractory right temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) and this rare(More)
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