Genetics of temporal lobe epilepsy.

@article{Hwang2012GeneticsOT,
  title={Genetics of temporal lobe epilepsy.},
  author={Su-Kyeong Hwang and Shinichi Hirose},
  journal={Brain & development},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 8},
  pages={609-16}
}
The most common partial epilepsy, temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) consists of a heterogeneous group of seizure disorders originating in the temporal lobe. TLE had been thought to develop as a result of acquired structural problems in the temporal lobe. During the past two decades, there has been growing evidence of the important influence of genetic factors, and familial and non-lesional TLE have been increasingly described. Here, we focus on the genetics of TLE and review related genes which have… CONTINUE READING

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