Lateralizing value and semiology of ictal limb posturing and version in temporal lobe and extratemporal epilepsy.

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PURPOSE Unilateral dystonic limb posturing in partial seizures has been shown to be an accurate lateralizing sign indicating seizure onset in the contralateral hemisphere. However, its clinical utility may be reduced by confusion with other lateralized ictal motor phenomena. In this study, the ictal phenomena of dystonic limb posturing, tonic limb posturing… (More)

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