Unidad de Neurofisiología de Sueño y Epilepsia, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, C/ Dr Esquerdo 46, 28007 Madrid, Spain.
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- Année de parution : 2002
Epileptic nystagmus (EN) is an uncommon phenomenon and consists of rapid
and repetitive eye movements caused by an epileptic discharge. Typically,
the epileptic focus is located in the temporo-parieto-occipital region,
with epileptic activity in different areas of the cortex that control
conjugate eye movements. Three neurophysiological mechanisms have been
proposed to explain EN [1-11].
Most of the reported cases are based on the clinical [...]