An unspecified clinical syndrome in mentally retarded patients with bilateral mesial temporal sclerosis

Gurses C., Kinay D., Kulaksizoglu I. B., Sencer S., Bebek N., Baykan B., ...More

EPILEPSIA, vol.48, no.5, pp.983-989, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2007.01101.x
  • Journal Name: EPILEPSIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.983-989
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: The association of febrile convulsions and mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS) is a well-known phenomenon. However, the effects of mental retardation on febrile convulsions and MTS have not been investigated previously. The aim of this study is to investigate the relation of mental retardation to febrile convulsions especially as febrile status epilepticus and MTS.