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Rotatory seizures in a patient with tuberous sclerosis Volume 1, numéro 4, Décembre 1999

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  • Rotatory seizures in a patient with tuberous sclerosis

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Department of Pediatrics, Ospedale San Giovanni, CH-6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland
  • Page(s) : 233-6
  • Année de parution : 2000

Seizures in which the patients rotate several times in a circle around their own axis are called rotatory seizures and are very rare. The direction of the rotatory phenomenon remains constant with 2 to 5 circles and is usually contralateral to the EEG focus. Frequently, the seizure is followed by a generalized tonic-clonic attack. This form of epilepsy is mostly associated with focal EEG (frontal or temporal) and cerebral abnormalities. [...]