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Benign focal epilepsy of childhood: epileptic seizure during somatosensory evoked potential: a case report.
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PMID:  15164817     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 6-year-old girl with a history of partial seizures had parietal spontaneous spikes, and high-voltage paroxysms, evoked by tapping of the hands and feet, in the parietal contralateral region during the electroencephalogram. The girl underwent a somatosensory evoked potential study, when she had a seizure, with tonic contraction rising of the right leg then followed by clonic jerks of the right leg, version of the head to the right, followed by a tonic contraction of the ipsilateral arm with flexion at the elbow. The seizure lasted 20-30 seconds. We believe this is the first description of a seizure during a somatosensory evoked potential procedure.
Gloria M A S Tedrus; Lineu Corrêa Fonseca
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical EEG and neuroscience     Volume:  35     ISSN:  1550-0594     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin EEG Neurosci     Publication Date:  2004 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-05-28     Completed Date:  2004-06-24     Revised Date:  2013-12-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101213033     Medline TA:  Clin EEG Neurosci     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  94-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Audiometry, Evoked Response
Epilepsy / diagnosis,  etiology
Evoked Potentials, Somatosensory*
Neurologic Examination / adverse effects*
Reflex, Stretch
Seizures / diagnosis*,  etiology*

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