PSEUDOCRISI O PSEUDOISTERIA?

Translated title of the contribution: Pseudoseizures or pseudohysteria?

M. Manfredi, M. T. Faedda, A. T. Giallonardo, P. Quarato, A. Francia, A. Marchetti, S. Fabri

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Abstract

It is infrequent to observe a high number of seizures per day in adult patients having normal neurologial examination and neuroimaging studies. We describe 4 patients (aged from 14 to 66 years) who showed a high number of seizures generally without loss of consciousness not rarely with emotional trigger. Doubts arose about their epileptic origin. A 24 hours EEG monitoring, with the specific aim of differentiating seizures from pseudoseizures, showed 12 to 54 electrical or electroclinical epileptic seizures of focal origin.

Translated title of the contributionPseudoseizures or pseudohysteria?
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)185-187
Number of pages3
JournalBollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia
Issue number79-80
Publication statusPublished - 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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