[Epileptogenic action of intra-amygdaloid injection of kainic acid].

  title={[Epileptogenic action of intra-amygdaloid injection of kainic acid].},
  author={Yezekiel Ben-Ari and J Lagowska},
  journal={Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des seances de l'Academie des sciences. Serie D: Sciences naturelles},
  volume={287 8},
Intra-amygdaloid unilateral application of low doses of kainic acid rapidly elicits, in both chronic and acute conditions, secondarily generalized convulsive seizures which often culminate in fatal true status epilepticus unless appropriate anti-epileptic drugs are provided. Spontaneous recurrent seizures are observed for several hours starting approximately 10 min. after the application of kainic acid. In addition to the primary degeneration in the amygdaloid complex, a secondary cell loss is… CONTINUE READING

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