Mihaela Mihaescu

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We present a patient with spells of loss of awareness in which the initial diagnostic consideration was partial epilepsy. The patient underwent video-EEG long-term monitoring which raised suspicion of nonepileptic events, but could not exclude simple partial seizures. A failed therapeutic trial with antiepileptic medication and adverse events prompted(More)
Isolated infarcts in the periaqueductal region are rare but have been reported after cardiac catheterization. The authors report a case of dorsal midbrain infarct which caused bilateral ptosis, partial upgaze paresis, and internuclear ophthalmoplegia imaged within eight hours with diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI). The lesion was later confirmed on(More)
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