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Seizures triggered by eating: a rare form of reflex epilepsy Volume 22, numéro 5, October 2020

Vidéo

  • Seizures triggered by eating: a rare form of reflex epilepsy

Illustrations

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Auteurs
1 Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London, UK
2 The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, UK
3 Department of Neuroscience, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
4 School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Department of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
5 Department of Medicine, St. Vincent's Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
* Correspondence: Nirosen Vijiaratnam Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London, UK

Eating epilepsy is rare and comprises reflex seizures induced by food intake presenting with broad clinical manifestations. Despite this heterogeneity, a unique focal impaired awareness seizure semiology localizing to specific brain regions has been noted. Here, we present a case with video-EEG depicting this characteristic clinical presentation and its informative electrographic correlate. [Published with video sequence]