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Author Nayak, Dinesh ♦ Abraham, M. ♦ Kesavadas, C. ♦ Radhakrishnan, Kurupath
Source Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Content type Text
Publisher Epileptic Disorders
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Diseases
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Cardiovascular Diseases ♦ Diseases
Subject Keyword Neurology
Abstract We report an adult male who presented with disabling dysarthria due to epilepsia partialis continua (EPC) of the left half of the tongue. The clinical, brain magnetic resonance imaging and electroencephalographic features were consistent with Rasmussen's encephalitis, although, despite having had the disease for over 15 years, he did not exhibit any hemiparesis. The accompanying video illustrates the lingual EPC and its total resolution following a right frontal opercular focal cortical resection.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Educational Framework Medical Council of India (MCI)
Volume Number 8
Issue Number 2
Page Count 4
Starting Page 114
Ending Page 117