Dysplastic gangliocytoma and intractable partial seizures in childhood

Michael S. Duchowny, Trevor J. Resnick, Luis Alvarez

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We describe the clinical, radiologic, and EEG features of 3 children who had dysplastic gangliocytomas of the cerebral hemispheres and drug resistant partial seizures that began in infancy. Following cortical resection, 2 are seizure-free and the third almost seizure-free. The dysplastic gangliocytoma may be an important and surgically remediable cause of very early malignant partial seizures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)602-604
Number of pages3
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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