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Concussive seizure in a 16-year-old football goalkeeper Volume 23, issue 3, June 2021

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Institute for Mother and Child Healthcare of Serbia, Faculty of Medicine University of Belgrade, Serbia
* Correspondence: Ruzica Kravljanac Instiute for Mother and Child Healthcare of Serbia – Neurology, Radoje Dakic 6, Belgrade, 11070, Serbia

Concussive seizure is defined as a seizure occurring within seconds of a head injury, typically presenting as loss of consciousness and a brief tonic phase, followed by bilateral myoclonic or clonic jerking of the extremities lasting no longer than 150 seconds [1-3]. Neuroimaging studies and EEG are usually normal, and there is no risk for recurrence. A 16-year-old football goalkeeper experienced a concussive seizure during a football match. The boy received a blow from an elbow to the head in mid-air [...]

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