Experimental, or “Reflex”, Induction of Seizures Report of a Case of Abdominal (Enteric) Epilepsy

@article{Gastaut1964ExperimentalO,
  title={Experimental, or “Reflex”, Induction of Seizures Report of a Case of Abdominal (Enteric) Epilepsy},
  author={H. Gastaut and F. Poirier},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={1964},
  volume={5}
}
An unusual case of abdominal epilepsy, of a true enteric type, is presented in great detail. Seizures were characterized initially by abdominal pain, borborygmi, distention, flatus and other gastro‐intestinal symptoms. Secondary manifestations included oculo‐clonic, hemi‐clonic, and generalized tonico‐clonic movements, suggesting a spread of the discharge from a right para‐rhinal epileptogenic focus, for which there was EEG and PEG evidence, to homolateral occipital and motor cortex and… Expand
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