Characteristically, patients with anterior operculum syndrome (AOS), also known as Marie-Foix-Chavany syndrome cannot perform voluntary movements of the face, jaw, tongue, and pharynx. As a result, they are unable to speak, swallow, grimace, smile, or carry out any other voluntary facial masticatory or linguopharyngeal movement. At the same time,… (More)
327 adults patients presenting with a first epileptic seizure were evaluated in respect to underlying causes. The majority suffered from alcohol-related seizures, in the elderly patients vascular pathology dominated. Remote symptomatic seizures raise the question of anticonvulsant therapy.