temporal lobe epilepsy

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Noun1.temporal lobe epilepsy - epilepsy characterized clinically by impairment of consciousness and amnesia for the episode; often involves purposeful movements of the arms and legs and sometimes hallucinations
epilepsy - a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
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Age at onset of temporal lobe seizure and ApoE genotype polymorphism.
All patients had MTS on imaging and, notably, in two cases TLE was the sole clinical presentation of the disease [1], highlighting that temporal lobe seizure may be the presenting sign of ChAc.
In a complex partial seizure (also called a psychomotor or temporal lobe seizure), you may experience an altered consciousness, display repetitious behavior or movements and not be able to interact with others until the seizure subsides.
I realize now, though it didn't occur to me then, that I was experiencing the classic symptoms of a temporal lobe seizure. Hyperreligiosity, ideas that even the most mundane things hold important, vital meaning and feelings of deep and spiritual calm are all hallmarks of this brain condition.
The court asserted this defense, long recognized under Washington law, could have been used to reflect evidence the defendant suffered from a right temporal lobe seizure, or "explosive dyscontrol," from chronic drug use.
Summary: Washington [USA], Jan 15 (ANI): A case study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine wrote about how a 60-year-old man who struggled with unexplained sweating episodes for three years was diagnosed with temporal lobe seizures by the doctors.
Effects of hemispheric lateralization and site specifity on immune alterations induced by kindled temporal lobe seizures. Brain Behav Immun 2002; 16:706-719.