Occipitotemporal epilepsy studied with stereotaxically implanted depth electrodes and successfully treated by temporal resection.


A young woman had seizures suggestive of temporal lobe origin with some clinical features indicative of occipital onset. Electroencephalograms recorded through scalp and sphenoidal electrodes showed predominantly right posterior temporooccipital epileptogenic discharges. Stereotaxic depth electrode recordings from the right temporal and occipital lobes… (More)