John Libbey Eurotext

Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

Ictal asystole mimicking seizure deterioration in temporal lobe epilepsy Volume 18, issue 3, September 2016

Sorgun State Hospital, Department of Neurology, 06600, Sorgun, Yozgat, Turkey

To the Editor,I read with great interest the article by Guldiken et al. (2015) in which they report an interesting patient with temporal lobe epilepsy, in whom the change in seizure semiology was firstly interpreted as secondary generalization of seizures. However, after video-EEG monitoring (VEEGM), ictal asystole was detected and implantation of a pacemaker provided a total cure of the newly developed seizures, characterized by falls and myoclonic jerks (Guldiken et al., 2015). I appreciate their [...]