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High resolution MRI epilepsy protocols

An illustration of the function of coronal MRI slices oblique to the axis of the hippocampus showing right hippocampal sclerosis with volume loss and hypointensity on T1-weighted images (A), FLAIR hyperintensity (B). This is in comparison to another patient with normal hippocampal structure on T2-weighted imaging (C) but with loss of grey-white matter differentiation in the lateral temporal lobe (D). (Image from: Maehara T. Neuroimaging of epilepsy. Neuropathology 2007;27(6):585-93.)