Neuroimaging in epilepsy: diagnostic strategies in partial epilepsy.

  title={Neuroimaging in epilepsy: diagnostic strategies in partial epilepsy.},
  author={Gregory D. Cascino},
  journal={Seminars in neurology},
  volume={28 4},
The diagnostic evaluation of the patient with partial or localization-related epilepsy is designed to identify treatment strategies that will permit the individual to be seizure-free. The use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been pivotal in elucidating the presence of an epileptogenic pathological alteration that may coexist with the site of seizure onset. There are compelling data that MRI is of significant diagnostic and prognostic importance in patients with partial epilepsy. Patients… CONTINUE READING
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