Hippocampal atrophy: another common pathogenic mechanism of depressive disorders and epilepsy?

@article{Kanner2011HippocampalAA,
  title={Hippocampal atrophy: another common pathogenic mechanism of depressive disorders and epilepsy?},
  author={Andres Miguel Kanner},
  journal={Epilepsy currents},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={
          149-50
        }
}
Commentary Since the arrival of MRI of the brain, hippocampal atrophy (HA) has been recognized as the most frequent neuroradio-logic abnormality in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). The use of volumetric measurements of temporal lobe structures on MRI facilitated the recognition of subtle HA, not identified by visual exam, including HA contralateral to the seizure focus in patients with unilateral TLE. In psychiatry, the use of volu-metric measurements has revolutionized our understanding of the… CONTINUE READING

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