Value of tongue biting in the differential diagnosis between epileptic seizures and syncope

@article{Brigo2012ValueOT,
  title={Value of tongue biting in the differential diagnosis between epileptic seizures and syncope},
  author={Francesco Brigo and Raffaele Nardone and Luigi Giuseppe Bongiovanni},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2012},
  volume={21},
  pages={568-572}
}
BACKGROUND Tongue biting (TB) may occur both in epileptic seizures and in syncope. A comprehensive search of the literature to determine the accuracy of this physical finding and its prevalence in epileptic seizures and syncope is still lacking. AIMS To undertake a systematic review and a meta-analysis of studies evaluating the prevalence of TB in patients with epileptic seizures and syncope, and to determine sensitivity, specificity and likelihood ratios (LR) of this physical finding… CONTINUE READING
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