John Libbey Eurotext

Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

Spitting as an ictal event Volume 3, issue 1, Mars 2001

Authors
University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Pharmacology and Instanbul Memorial Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Page(s) : 49
  • Published in: 2001

A well documented case of ictal spitting originating from the left language dominant temporal lobe was recently reported by Kahane et al. [1] in a letter to the Editor commenting on our paper on the subject [2]. We would like to counter some of the arguments emphasized by the authors: i) not everyone agrees that all automatic behavior during a seizure should be called automatisms or whether this term should be reserved for stereotyped behaviors [...]