Ictal asystole with convulsive syncope mimicking secondary generalisation: a depth electrode study.

@article{Rossetti2005IctalAW,
  title={Ictal asystole with convulsive syncope mimicking secondary generalisation: a depth electrode study.},
  author={Andrea O. Rossetti and Barbara A. Dworetzky and Joseph R. Madsen and Ognjen Golub and Joshua A Beckman and Edward B. Bromfield},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={76 6},
  pages={885-7}
}
Ictal bradycardia is rare and its localising value is debated. Bradyarrhythmias are, however, important because of their potential connection to sudden death and ability to affect clinical seizure manifestations. Cerebral hypoperfusion induces loss of consciousness, at times with myoclonic jerks, whose clinical differentiation from a generalised convulsive seizure may prove difficult. Two invasive and five surface monitored seizures recorded over two years in a 51 year old woman with post… CONTINUE READING

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