Complex partial status epilepticus: an unusual presentation

Praharaj, Samir Kumar (2011) Complex partial status epilepticus: an unusual presentation. Epileptic Disorders, 13 (2). pp. 188-192.

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Nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) is not uncommon, especially in the elderly population. It can occasionally present as confusion, personality change, coma, subtle motor activity and psychosis, thus causing diagnostic difficulties. We report an unusual case of NCSE which presented as psychosis-like episodes at regular intervals. The confirmation of diagnosis was aided by serial electroencephalography.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nonconvulsive status epilepticus; Complex partial status epilepticus; psychosis; Hallucinations; Confusion; Elderly
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Psychiatry
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2013 05:23
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2013 05:23

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