From hypothalamic hamartoma to cortex: what can be learnt from depth recordings and stimulation?

@article{Kahane2003FromHH,
  title={From hypothalamic hamartoma to cortex: what can be learnt from depth recordings and stimulation?},
  author={Philippe Kahane and Philippe Ryvlin and Dominique Hoffmann and Lorella Minotti and Alim Louis Benabid},
  journal={Epileptic disorders : international epilepsy journal with videotape},
  year={2003},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={205-17}
}
Patients having a hypothalamic hamartoma (HH) frequently present gelastic or dacrystic seizures, and they often later experience multiple additional seizure types which lead to a severe epileptic encephalopathy. There is now increasing evidence that the HH itself plays a crucial role in this syndrome, but the relationships between the lesion and the different types of seizures remain a questionable issue. Stereotactic intracerebral EEG recordings were performed in 5 patients suffering from a… CONTINUE READING
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