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Video-EEG illustration of transient episodes of loss of consciousness correlating with plateau-waves due to intracranial hypertension Article à paraître


  • Etiologie : Non epileptic paroxysmal disorder 
  • Phenomenologie : AUTOMATISMS  Consciousness (alteration)  Nonepileptic paroxysmal event 
  • Localisation : Not applicable 
  • Syndrome : Non epileptic paroxysmal disorder 

Video-EEG showing an episode of unresponsiveness over a period of 12 minutes, with no motor response on verbal command and brachiofacial automatisms. The EEG shows transitory generalized slowing consisting of delta wave activity and frontal intermittent rhythmic delta activity (FIRDA), without cardiac arrhythmia or epileptic discharge: “plateauwaves”.