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What is mesial temporal sclerosis? What causes it?

What is mesial temporal sclerosis? What causes it?

Congenital: Typically involves abnormality over the inner temporal lobe of brain, and can be associated with complex partial seizures. Likely of hereditary causation, but in some cases, may be associated with pre-natal and peri-natal causation. ...Read more

Sclerosis (Definition)

We neurologists employ the term to describe localized damage involving the central nervous system, and sclerosis means scarring. If in many areas, might be multiple sclerosis. If affecting the motor nerve cell, ...Read more


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What is mesial temporal sclerosis? What causes it?

Abnormal area: Either congenital or genetic focal abnormality over middle area of temporal lobe which can be site of possible seizure activity, and excision might be very beneficial. ...Read more

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Sir my friend suffering from mesial temporal sclerosis he is on oxidal tablet since 3yrs i want to ask that is it a complete curble diseas?

Sir my friend suffering from mesial temporal sclerosis he is on oxidal tablet since 3yrs i want to ask that is it a complete curble diseas?

Surgery: Seizures from mts are often hard to control. Those patients are often good candidates for anterior temporal lobectomy surgery to remove the mts area. Most can be rendered seizure-free. A good epileptologist is helpful in determining the right approach. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could help my sister that suffers from mesial temporal sclerosis and unable to learn, bt is good is art?

Congenital lesion: MTS is often associated with complex partial seizures, and these may well be present, somewhat subclinical, and causing her cognitive issues. Get an EEG, see a neurologist, and get this handled. Some medications might be of value. ...Read more

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What happens if someone with mesial temporal sclerosis (mts) does not want anterior temporal lobectomy?

Depends...: If you're seizure-free, surgery is generally not indicated anyway. If not seizure-free, sometimes different needs can be more effective...though MTS does tend to lead to intractable epilepsy. Another option might be a vagal nerve stimulator. You need to discuss all options with your epileptologist carefully. IMO, risks of ATL are overblown. Biggest "risk" in my book: not 100% become seizure-free. ...Read more

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What happens if you suffer from mesial temporal sclerosis and complex partial seizures,can you haev a normal life?

What happens if you suffer from mesial temporal sclerosis and complex partial seizures,can you haev a normal life?

Yes: Often these problems can be controlled with medication. If that doesn't work, then evaluation for possible surgery is appropriate. However, in either case there is a real possibility that you can lead a normal, productive life. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with pmr & temporal arterits 10 days ago, steroids aren't working? Could it possibly something else, like multiple sclerosis?

I was diagnosed with pmr & temporal arterits 10 days ago, steroids aren't working? Could it possibly something else, like multiple sclerosis?

Confidence?: How do you know that your steroids are not working? This can take several weeks for full beneficial outcome. Why are you questioning your doctor's diagnoses? Why consider a disorder like MS which has absolutely nothing in common with your disorders mentioned? Have you taken the time to sit down with your doctor and discuss your concerns and doubts? ...Read more

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Why are "family doctors" answering multiple sclerosis questions?! I have spotted inaccurate info being given. Only a neuro answer? 's

Why are "family doctors" answering multiple sclerosis questions?! I have spotted inaccurate info being given. Only a neuro answer? 's

Part of a team: Your family doctor is usually the doc who makes the referrals and is often the one who helps treat complications, such as urinary tract infections, fatigue, associated injuries, medication reactions, and he/she keeps open the communication lines between different specialties. Coordination of medical care is critcal these days. ...Read more

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What is progressive systematic sclerosis?

What is progressive systematic sclerosis?

Con. tissue disease: It is a connective tissue disease like muscle fibres and subcutaneous tissue and causes swelling, pain and redness all over the body. In the pregnant ladies it may cause pre-term babies and small for age babies birth. ...Read more