Video-EEG analysis of drop seizures in myoclonic astatic epilepsy of early childhood (Doose syndrome).

@article{Oguni1992VideoEEGAO,
  title={Video-EEG analysis of drop seizures in myoclonic astatic epilepsy of early childhood (Doose syndrome).},
  author={Hirokazu Oguni and Yukio Fukuyama and Yasuhiko Imaizumi and Toru Uehara},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={1992},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={805-13}
}
We studied 36 drop seizures in 5 patients with myoclonic astatic epilepsy of early childhood (MAEE) with simultaneous split-screen video recording and polygraph. Sixteen were falling attacks and 20 were either less severe attacks exhibiting only deep head nodding or seizures equivalent to drop attacks in terms of ictal pattern but recorded in the supine position. All seizures except those that occurred in patients in the supine position showed sudden momentary head dropping or collapse of the… CONTINUE READING
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