Why are Complex Partial Seizures Intractable?

  • W. McIntyre Burnham
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 497)

Abstract

Complex partial seizures are the most common seizures in adults,3 and some of the most drug resistant.4 They most commonly arise in the temporal lobes,3 and involve the limbic structures.

Keywords

Carbamazepine Stim Alan Clonazepam Anticon 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. McIntyre Burnham
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  1. 1.Bloorview Epilepsy Research Program Department of PharmacologyUniversity of TorontoTorontoCANADA

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