John Libbey Eurotext

Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

Focal occipital seizures with cerebral polyopia Volume 8, issue 4, December 2006


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Department of Neurology, Peter Kellaway Section of Clinical Neurophysiology, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
  • Key words: cerebral polyopia, occipital lobe seizures, cavernous angioma
  • DOI : 10.1684/epd.2006.0039
  • Page(s) : 295-7
  • Published in: 2006

Polyopia is the visual perception of multiple images of a single visual stimulus. Cerebral polyopia has previously been described as an ictal phenomenon associated with temporal lobe seizures. We report the case of a man with multiple cavernous angiomas and occipital lobe seizures manifesting as cerebral polyopia.