Unusually severe lesions in the brain following status epilepticus.

  title={Unusually severe lesions in the brain following status epilepticus.},
  author={Adolph Meyer and Elisabeth Beck and Michael Shepherd},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={18 1},
That severe convulsive seizures, especially if they occur in infancy and childhood, may lead to severe lesions in the brain has been known for some time and has been well demonstrated in Scholz's (1951) comprehensive monograph. The problem has acquired special importance through the recent hypothesis of Earle, Baldwin, and Penfield (1953), who maintain that atrophy of the anterior temporal lobe, particularly of the hippocampal gyrus and the first temporal convolution, may be caused in a large… CONTINUE READING


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