Epilepsy: the role of MR imaging.

  • Robin Bronen
  • Published 1992 in AJR. American journal of roentgenology


MR is the imaging technique of choice when examining a patient who is having seizures. Detection, localization, and differentiation of structural epileptogenic abnormalities are much better with MR imaging than with CT. MR imaging has a high success rate in identifying hippocampal sclerosis, a common cause of surgically treatable temporal lobe epilepsy. The… (More)