John Libbey Eurotext

Myoclonic status epilepticus as a presentation of caspr2 antibody-associated autoimmune encephalitis Volume 16, numéro 4, December 2014

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  • Etiologie : Encephalitis 
  • Phenomenologie : Myoclonic seizure  MYOCLONUS (NON-EPILEPTIC)   Reflex seizures  Status epilepticus (convulsive) 
  • Localisation : Central motor  Multifocal 
  • Syndrome : Epileptic encephalopathy not otherwise classified  Not applicable 
  • Année de parution : 2014

The patient is now twenty months post presentation. She is able to mobilise independently, with mild residual midline ataxia. While there is no spontaneous myoclonus, action-induced myoclonus, particularly involving her face and vocal cords, is evident with attempts to speak.