Video-EEG results and clinical characteristics in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic spells: The effect of a coexistent epilepsy.

@article{ChenBlock2016VideoEEGRA,
  title={Video-EEG results and clinical characteristics in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic spells: The effect of a coexistent epilepsy.},
  author={Stephanie Chen-Block and Bassel Abou-Khalil and Amir M. Arain and Kevin F. Haas and Andre H Lagrange and Martin P. Gallagher and Nabil J. Azar and Pradumna Singh and Hasan H. Sonmezturk},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  year={2016},
  volume={62},
  pages={62-5}
}
RATIONALE Epilepsy and psychogenic nonepileptic spells (PNES) can coexist, often posing diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. We sought to identify clinical and historical characteristics of two groups of patients, those with coexisting epilepsy and PNES and those with PNES alone, and determine the prevalence of coexisting epilepsy/PNES with strict diagnostic criteria in a large group of epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) patients. METHODS We reviewed the medical records of all consecutive… CONTINUE READING
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