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Repetitive focal seizures evolving into ictal asystole: a case report with 18 seizures during video-EEG monitoring Article à paraître

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1 The Epilepsy Clinic, Department of Neurology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
2 Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
* Correspondence: Anna Stefánsdóttir The Epilepsy Clinic, Department of Neurology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark

We present the case of a 63-year-old male with epilepsy who was evaluated for epilepsy surgery. Since 1980, he had had episodes starting with a metallic taste and epigastric aura, sometimes progressing to déja-vu and subsequent loss of consciousness with oromandibular automatisms. In 2008, he was diagnosed with epilepsy after a first bilateral tonic-clonic seizure. Upon evaluation, the EEG showed spikes in the right mid-temporal region and MRI showed mesial temporal sclerosis and parietal [...]