Sunday, December 02, 2007

Multiple auras: clinical significanceand pathophysiology

Widdiss-Walsh P, Kotagel P et al. Multiple auras: clinical significance and pathophysiology. Neurology 2007; 69:755-761.

Ninety percent of those with two aura types and 100 % of those with three aura types have right hemisphere localization of their seizures. Some examples were rising epigastric sensation with a simultaneous unpleasant odor or visual field distortion. Multiple auras previously are considered commoner in in patients "alien tissue" (v. mesial temporal sclerosis).

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