Author | Laura García-Camacho, MD

Articles

MR imaging throws light on causes of epilepsy

May 19, 2008

An epileptic seizure is the external manifestation of a functional cerebral disorder that can affect 10% of the world's population. Virtually any brain abnormality can irritate vulnerable neurons and produce epileptic seizures. The nature and characteristics of the seizure depend on the part of the brain involved in the disturbance.