Case 1

  • 16 month-old girl presents in status epilepticus, requiring sedation and intubation (pharmacologic coma)
  • EEG reveals seizures arising from left frontal lobe
  • MRI scan suggests malformation (cortical dysplasia) of brain in left frontal lobe
  • Surgery for removal of seizure focus
  • Child returns home with parents; EEG shows no seizure activity
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Left frontal seizures

Case 2

  • 3 yo boy with TS and medically-refractory seizures
  • Developmental delay/regression
  • Multi-stage surgery
  • 90% seizure reduction, improved concentration/focus/behavior/language
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Authored By: 
Howard L. Weiner MD
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Authored Date: 
05/2004