Non-ketotic hyperglycaemia presenting as epilepsia partialis continua

@article{okar2004NonketoticHP,
  title={Non-ketotic hyperglycaemia presenting as epilepsia partialis continua},
  author={{\"O}zlem Çokar and BET{\"U}L AYDıN and F {\"O}zer},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={264-269}
}
Epilepsia partialis continua (EPC) is a rare epileptic syndrome, observed in various cortical lesions and also in metabolic disorders. We report the case of a 57-year-old patient with EPC as the first manifestation of hyperosmolar non-ketotic hyperglycaemia (NKH) of diabetes mellitus. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) were normal. Initial laboratory data revealing serum glucose 1540 mg/dl, and serum osmolality 391 mOsm/l confirmed the diagnosis… CONTINUE READING

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