Hyperperfusion of ictal seizure focus demonstrated by MR perfusion imaging

S. Warach, J. M. Levin, D. L. Schomer, B. L. Holman, R. R. Edelman

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Abstract

MR using a susceptibility-weighted sequence and dynamic contrast enhancement with gadolinium demonstrated relative hyperperfusion of the right temporoparietal cortex in a patient in focal status epilepticus. A single- photon emission CT (SPECT) scan also demonstrated hyperperfusion of the right temporoparietal cortex. Perfusion MR, SPECT, and electroencephalogram normalized when the seizures ended.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)965-968
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume15
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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