Analysis of clinical patterns and underlying epileptogenic zones of hypermotor seizures.

@article{Rheims2008AnalysisOC,
  title={Analysis of clinical patterns and underlying epileptogenic zones of hypermotor seizures.},
  author={Sylvain Rheims and Philippe Ryvlin and Clarisse Scherer and Lorella Minotti and Dominique Hoffmann and Marc Guenot and François Maugui{\`e}re and Alim-Louis Benabid and Philippe Kahane},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2008},
  volume={49 12},
  pages={2030-40}
}
BACKGROUND Hypermotor seizures (HMS) are characterized by complex movements involving the proximal segment of the limbs and trunk. Although they are primarily reported in mesial frontal or orbitofrontal epilepsies, they have also been described in patients with temporal or insular epilepsies, questioning the localizing value of HMS in patients contemplating epilepsy surgery. Furthermore, HMS can include different forms of HM behaviors. Whether these clinical variations may be systematized and… CONTINUE READING
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