Language and brain volumes in children with epilepsy.

  title={Language and brain volumes in children with epilepsy.},
  author={Rochelle Caplan and Jennifer Levitt and Prabha Siddarth and Keng Nei Wu and Suresh G Gurbani and W. Donald Shields and R Ramesh Sankar},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  volume={17 3},
In this study the relationship between language skill and frontotemporal volumes was compared in 69 medically treated subjects with epilepsy and 34 healthy children, aged 6.1-16.6 years. Also, whether patients with linguistic deficits had abnormal volumes and atypical associations between volumes and language skills in these brain regions was determined. The children underwent language testing and MRI scans at 1.5 T. Brain tissue was segmented and frontotemporal volumes were computed. Higher… CONTINUE READING