Comparative evaluation of CT scan and MR imaging in focal epilepsies

M. Casazza, R. Spreafico, G. Avanzini, M. Bracchi

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Magnetic Resonance was performed in 36 adult patients with partial seizures of undetermined etiology and normal CT brain scan. In 15 patients (42%) MR showed either lesions or structural abnormalities. A successive CT scan confirmed the existence of a lesion in only 4 patients, demonstrating the higher diagnostic values of MR versus CT scan in focal epilepsies of unknown etiology.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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