mesial mesial


  • (adj) being in or directed toward the midline or mesial plane of the body


  • Study Identifies Pediatric Patients Most Likely to Have Long-term Damage from Prolonged Seizures

    A long-standing hypothesis holds that prolonged febrile (fever induced) seizures (PFS), the most common form of childhood convulsive status epilepticus (CSE), cause mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS). CSE is a single seizure, or to or more seizures between which consciousness is not regained, lasting for more than 30 minutes. In MTS there is a loss of neurons and scarring of a key brain structure ...
    on December 8, 2013     Source: Newswise

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