Teaching Electroencephalography: Persistent Altered Sensorium with Ominous Appearing Electroencephalographic Activity
Received: 08 October 2018
Accepted after revision: 10 October 2018
07 January 2019 (online)
A 51-year-old man presented with persistent altered sensorium following a seizure. His magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed features of focal encephalitis involving the left temporal, parietal, and occipital regions. His electroencephalogram (EEG) showed ongoing epileptiform discharges over the left hemisphere. This article discusses dilemmas in the diagnosis of nonconvulsive status epilepticus in such a case scenario.
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