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Originally posted by tweenerAn apple sized chunk?? That seems like quite an "abnormal bit" of brain tissue!That's right, a significant piece of brain ! But it is often difficult to pin-point with precision the cells that are causing an epileptiform focus so to be sure to correct the problem (and avoid re-operation) a fairly radical approach was taken.Chris"I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception" - Groucho Marx
Originally posted by neilepThat's facinating Chris, do you know if HM is, or ever was aware of his own condition ?If you tell him what has happened to him he doesn't remember beyond the span of his short term memory. Intriguingly he likes watching detective stories on TV. I've no idea how he follows the plot. Unless he's watching Columbo of course, in which case there usually is no plot...Chris"I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception" - Groucho Marx