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Epileptic nystagmus: a case study video-EEG correlation [published with videosequences]. Volume 4, numéro 1, March 2002


  • Epileptic nystagmus : a case study video EEG correlation


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Unidad de Neurofisiología de Sueño y Epilepsia, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, C/ Dr Esquerdo 46, 28007 Madrid, Spain.
  • Page(s) : 23-8
  • 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 [...]