Recurrent autonomic status epilepticus in Panayiotopoulos syndrome: video/EEG studies.

@article{Koutroumanidis2005RecurrentAS,
  title={Recurrent autonomic status epilepticus in Panayiotopoulos syndrome: video/EEG studies.},
  author={Michalis Koutroumanidis and Shaun Rowlinson and Sue Sanders},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  year={2005},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={543-7}
}
We describe a neurologically and developmentally normal child with infrequent seizures characterized by emetic symptoms and other autonomic phenomena and interictal spikes that satisfy the diagnostic criteria of Panayiotopoulos syndrome (PS). Two video/EEG recordings, taken a year apart, revealed prolonged autonomic seizures and other subtle behavioral changes, suggesting that episodes of nonconvulsive status epilepticus in PS may be more frequent than appreciated. 

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