Cough syncope mimicking epilepsy in asthmatic children.


Cough syncope is a more common complication of childhood asthma than formerly recognized. We report twelve children with typical cough syncope who were identified in a pediatric clinic over a period spanning seven years. The condition may be confused with epilepsy because of frequently associated brief clonic convulsive movements during the height of the… (More)


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@article{Haslam1985CoughSM, title={Cough syncope mimicking epilepsy in asthmatic children.}, author={Robert H. A. Haslam and B Freigang}, journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques}, year={1985}, volume={12 1}, pages={45-7} }