Status epilepticus and periictal imaging.

  title={Status epilepticus and periictal imaging.},
  author={Andrew J. Cole},
  volume={45 Suppl 4},
Peri- and postictal changes on both anatomic and functional imaging examinations have been recognized for many years. With the wide availability of magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography, a growing range of recognized acute imaging findings have been described. Periictal and postictal findings can be classified as either local or remote, with respect to the site of maximal ictal EEG abnormality. Although many of the findings described are reversible, the factors that… CONTINUE READING