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Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

Paroxysmal eyelid movements in patients with visual-sensitive reflex seizures Volume 17, issue 4, December 2015

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  • Paroxysmal eyelid movements in patients with visual-sensitive reflex seizures

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Authors
Department of Pediatrics and Child Neuropsychiatry, Interdepartmental Research Centre for Social Diseases (CIMS), Childhood Epilepsy Section, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
* Correspondence: Mario Brinciotti Department of Pediatrics and Child Neuropsychiatry, Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Sabelli 108, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Key words: paroxysmal eyelid movements, visual sensitivity, eyelid myoclonia, blinking, non-epileptic paroxysmal disorders
  • DOI : 10.1684/epd.2015.0773
  • Page(s) : 372-83
  • Published in: 2015

Aim

Paroxysmal eyelid movements (PEM) are non-epileptic episodes characterized by eyelid closure, upturning of the eyes, and rapid eyelid flutter. The aim of this study was to report clinical and EEG data of patients with PEM and its relationship with visual sensitivity.