Coexistence of temporal lobe and idiopathic generalized epilepsies.

  title={Coexistence of temporal lobe and idiopathic generalized epilepsies.},
  author={Michalis Koutroumanidis and Michael J. Hennessy and R. D. C. Elwes and C. D. Binnie and C. E. Polkey},
  volume={53 3},
OBJECTIVE To assess the interrelation of idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE) and temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) when they coexist in the same patient. METHODS The authors reviewed the electroclinical features of 350 consecutive patients who had temporal resection between 1975 and 1997 at the Maudsley and King's College Hospitals, London. RESULTS Two patients had the unusual combination of TLE and IGE (0.57%). In the first, the clinical onset of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy followed the… CONTINUE READING


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