New-Onset Psychogenic Seizures after Intracranial Neurosurgery

  title={New-Onset Psychogenic Seizures after Intracranial Neurosurgery},
  author={Markus Reuber and Thomas Kral and Martin Kurthen and Christian Erich Elger},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
 Background: Patients with physical brain abnormalities have an increased risk of developing psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES). Here we describe patients who developed PNES after intracranial neurosurgery for indications other than the control of refractory epileptic seizures and explore whether neurosurgical intervention is at risk factor for PNES.  Method: We searched the database of 372 patients diagnosed with PNES at our department over the last 10 years and identified 17 patients… CONTINUE READING


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