Common imitators of epilepsy

@article{Brodtkorb2013CommonIO,
  title={Common imitators of epilepsy},
  author={E. Brodtkorb},
  journal={Acta Neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={2013},
  volume={127}
}
  • E. Brodtkorb
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Acta Neurologica Scandinavica
Many episodic phenomena involving motor, sensory, autonomic, and behavioral functions may imitate epilepsy. The aim of this article is to focus on the various manifestations and the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges of the most common of these disorders, as well as their relationship to emotional aspects. Syncope is caused by reduced global cerebral perfusion. Convulsive movements are sometimes released from subcortical structures, but do not follow the characteristic sequence of tonic… Expand
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