Concussive Convulsions

@article{McCrory1998ConcussiveC,
  title={Concussive Convulsions},
  author={P. McCrory and S. Berkovic},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={25},
  pages={131-136}
}
  • P. McCrory, S. Berkovic
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • SummaryConcussive convulsions (CC) are nonepileptic phenomena which are an immediate sequelae of concussive brain injury. Although uncommon, occurring with an approximate incidence of 1 case per 70 concussions, these episodes are often confused with post-traumatic epilepsy which may occur with more severe structural brain injury. The pathophysiological mechanism of CC remains speculative, but may involve a transient traumatic functional decerebration with loss of cortical inhibition and release… CONTINUE READING
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