Case report| Volume 23, ISSUE 4, P264-268, July 2001

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Epileptic seizures and structural abnormalities in a patient with holoprosencephaly


      In a patient with holoprosencephaly, partial seizures had various initial ictal symptoms, and ictal EEGs showed epileptogenic foci in the right and left brain. Partial seizures did not culminate in secondary generalized tonic–clonic convulsions. Characteristic malformed structures contribute to the absence of secondary generalization and the presence of Jacksonian-type propagation.


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