John Libbey Eurotext

Epigastric sensations as an unusual manifestation of adult absence epilepsy Volume 3, numéro 1, Mars 2001


  • Epigastric sensations as an unusual manfestation of asult absence epilepsy


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Division of EEG and Epileptology, Department of Neurology, Inselspital, University Hospital of Berne, CH-3010 Berne, Switzerland.
  • Page(s) : 13-6
  • Année de parution : 2001

Case report A 39-year-old, otherwise healthy woman with no family history of epilepsy or febrile seizures had her first episode of generalised tonic-clonic seizures during her first pregnancy at the age of 20 (in 1980). After delivery of her child, she presented with repetitive, brief episodes of epigastric sensations and blank stare, unresponsive to external stimuli and with stereotyped movements of both hands. Seizure frequency varied [...]