A 42-year-old member asked:
Can i die from mesial sclerosis?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Neurology 52 years experience
No: Mesial temporal sclerosis is NOT a disease, but rather an anatomical asymmetry in the brain due to focal scarring and injury to one temporal lobe. This may promote a variety of epilepsies, which could be difficult to control, but if treated, this should not shorten your life. If untreated, there is risk of nocturnal SUDEP, which could be deadly, but that is indirect, not primary.
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Last updated May 5, 2015
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