Syncope and seizure-like activity secondary to acute herpes zoster infection of the trigeminal nerve.

@article{Bonamico1995SyncopeAS,
  title={Syncope and seizure-like activity secondary to acute herpes zoster infection of the trigeminal nerve.},
  author={Lucfas Bonamico and Pablo A Celnik},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  year={1995},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={241-2}
}
Syncope may occur with glossopharyngeal neuralgia. We describe a patient with acute herpetic infection of the first branch of the trigeminal nerve associated with episodes of shooting pain, cardiac arrest and tonic-clonic movements. Resemblances with the so-called "cardiovascular" form of glossopharyngeal neuralgia, as well as putative mechanisms of the… CONTINUE READING