Undiagnosed atypical absence seizure that accidentally found during staying at post-anesthesia care unit

A 49-year-old man without a specific past medical history underwent tympanoplasty under general anesthesia due to chronic otitis media. After uneventfully awakening from general anesthesia, the patient was delivered to postanesthesia care unit (PACU). Ten minutes after arrival at the PACU, he became unresponsive to stimulation. Neurological examination… (More)