Alain Carruzzo

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Brain mechanisms underlying hysterical conversion symptoms are still poorly known. Recent hypotheses suggested that activation of motor pathways might be suppressed by inhibitory signals based on particular emotional situations. To assess motor and inhibitory brain circuits during conversion paralysis, we designed a go-nogo task while a patient underwent(More)
We report on two patients with recurrent syncope secondary to ictal bradyarrhythmias, triggered by partial epileptic seizures with atypical, stereotyped auras. Ictal bradyarrhythmias are potentially lethal, and likely originate from the involvement of limbic autonomic regions. The appropriate treatment is double-headed, including an antiepileptic drug and(More)
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