Cortical dysplasias and epilepsy: a review of the architectonic, clinical, and seizure patterns.

@article{Andermann2000CorticalDA,
  title={Cortical dysplasias and epilepsy: a review of the architectonic, clinical, and seizure patterns.},
  author={Frederick Andermann},
  journal={Advances in neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={84},
  pages={479-96}
}
Since the nineteenth century, various abnormalities of cortical development resulting from migration defect, disorders of maturation, and disorders of cortical organization were described in brains at autopsy. Cortical dysplasia then was recognized in tissue resected during surgical treatment of patients with intractable epilepsy, but this finding remained largely unappreciated until the development of modern imaging. CT allowed glimpses of the more obvious malformations, but it was the advent… CONTINUE READING
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