Türk Nöroşirürji Dergisi 2006 , Vol 16 , Num 3
Temporal Lobe Epilepsies
Hacettepe Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Nöroşirürji Anabilim Dalı, Ankara Temporal lobe epilepsies are characterized by simple focal seizures, complex focal seizures and secondarily generalized seizures or combinations of these. The commonest cause, in neurosurgical series is hippocampal sclerosis which accounts for 65% of cases. Men and women are equally affected. Uni or bilateral temporal spikes are the characteristics of temporal lobe epilepsies. Management comprises AEDs and/or neurosurgical excision of the epileptogenic region. Anahtar Kelimeler : Temporal lobe, Hippocampal sclerosis, Amygdala, Temporal semiology