John Libbey Eurotext

Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

Ictal bradycardia followed by cardiac asystole: a case report Volume 4, issue 4, December 2002


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Department of Neurology, Hôpital Bretonneau, 37044 Tours Cedex, France.
  • Key words: epileptic seizure, temporal lobe epilepsy, bradycardia, sinus arrest
  • Page(s) : 261-4
  • Published in: 2003

We report on a patient with a 30-year history of left temporal lobe epilepsy who presented with ictal bradycardia followed by cardiac asystole. The EEG during the ictal period was documented and analyzed. Clinical features and therapeutic considerations are discussed.