Ictal asystole—Late manifestation of partial epilepsy and importance of cardiac pacemaker

@article{Zubair2009IctalAM,
  title={Ictal asystole—Late manifestation of partial epilepsy and importance of cardiac pacemaker},
  author={Salman Zubair and Ahmed B. Arshad and Bilal Saeed and Shoaib Luqman and K. J. Oommen},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={457-461}
}
Ictal asystole (IA) is a life-threatening complication of epilepsy and is a potential mechanism of sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP). This entity has been proven by multiple case reports and small case series. The management of the patients with IA is still in early phase of discussion. We report a patient with medically intractable cryptogenic partial epilepsy for 27 years who presented with new onset drop attacks. During the epilepsy monitoring unit stay he was found to have a left… CONTINUE READING
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