Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
Ammon's horn (or Hippocampal) sclerosis (AHS) is the most common type of neuropathological damage seen in individuals with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. This type of neuron cell loss, primarily in the hippocampus, can be observed in approximately 65% of people suffering from this form of epilepsy. Sclerotic Hippocampus is pointed to the most likely origin of chronic seizures in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy patients, rather than the amygdala or other temporal lobe regions. Although it is identified that hippocampal sclerosis is a distinctive feature of the pathology associated with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy, this disorder is not merely a consequence of proponged seizures as argued. A long and ongoing debate addresses the issue of whether hippocampal sclerosis is the cause or the consequence of chronic andpharmaceutically resistant seizure activity.
Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (MTLE). MTLE due to hippocampal sclerosis. Thalamic changes in temporal lobe epilepsy with and without hippocampal sclerosis. Hippocampal Sclerosis with and without Meisal temporal lobe epilepsy.
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