"Dual pathology" and the significance of surgical outcome in "Dostoewsky's epilepsy".

@article{Vera2000DualPA,
  title={"Dual pathology" and the significance of surgical outcome in "Dostoewsky's epilepsy".},
  author={Cristian L Vera and Sayjal J Patel and William Naso},
  journal={Epileptic disorders : international epilepsy journal with videotape},
  year={2000},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={21-5}
}
A patient with a right occipital arterio-venous malformation (AVM) and seizures heralded by "lights", and experiencing "ecstasy" underwent a right occipital lobectomy after the AVM was embolized. Thereafter, seizures began with motor arrest and lip smacking, but never again with "light and ecstasy". A right temporal lobectomy and electrocorticogram (E.Co.G) were performed under local anesthesia four years after occipital lobectomy. Abundant spiking activity was recorded from the right… CONTINUE READING