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Epileptic belly dancing: a video-polygraphic recording Volume 24, numéro 2, April 2022

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  • Epileptic belly dancing: a video-polygraphic recording

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Auteurs
Institute of Neurology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
* Correspondence: Antonio Gambardella Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Institute of Neurology, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro (IT)
a Authors contributed equally in writing the manuscript

A 60-year-old man with a one-year diagnosis of lung adenocarcinoma developed repetitive episodes of isolated abdominal jerking, consistent with belly dancer's syndrome (BDS) [1-3]. There was no loss of awareness. Interictal neurological examination was normal. During an episode, video-polygraphy revealed a left parietal seizure (video sequence) and neuroimaging showed left parietal metastasis (figure 1). Levetiracetam (1 g/day) resolved the seizures.Focal aware motor seizures with abdominal clonic [...]

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