Table 1 Clinical and neuroradiologic features of patient groups

CharacteristicsTLEMTSTLELESExtraTLE
* TLEMTS differed from the other groups (Fisher exact test: p < 0.01).
† TLEMTS differed from the other groups (Kruskal-Wallis one-way analysis of variance: p < 0.01).
TLEMTS = temporal lobe epilepsy with MRI evidence of mesial temporal sclerosis; TLELES = temporal lobe epilepsy with MRI evidence of lesions other than mesial temporal sclerosis; ExtraTLE = extra temporal lobe epilepsy.
No. of subjects333033
Age, y, mean ± SD36.1 ± 10.635.8 ± 10.733.5 ± 10.7
Sex, M/F13/2012/1815/18
Years of education, mean ± SD12.1 ± 3.613.0 ± 3.612.2 ± 3.6
Subjects with febrile convulsions*1531
Age at epilepsy onset, y, mean ± SD11.3 ± 7.419.4 ± 11.817.8 ± 12.7
Years of life with epilepsy, mean ± SD24.8 ± 10.815.8 ± 10.615.8 ± 12.2
Lesion side, R/L17/1615/1516/17