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Detection of an epileptic mirror focus after oral application of clonidine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10618959     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report detection of an epileptic mirror focus approximately 2 h after administration of oral clonidine 150 micrograms in a patient with an intractable complex partial seizure disorder. The specific epileptic activity was documented by electroencephalographic (EEG) and magnetoencephalographic (MEG) recordings. The case illustrates a possible role of clonidine in facilitating specific discharges.
H Schmitt; K Druschky; C Hummel; H Stefan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of anaesthesia     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0007-0912     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Anaesth     Publication Date:  1999 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-01-06     Completed Date:  2000-01-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372541     Medline TA:  Br J Anaesth     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  349-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenergic alpha-Agonists / adverse effects*
Clonidine / adverse effects*
Epilepsies, Partial / chemically induced*,  diagnosis
Preoperative Care*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenergic alpha-Agonists; 4205-90-7/Clonidine

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