Focal epilepsy presenting as a bath-induced paroxysmal event/breath-holding attack

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Stutchfield, C.J.; Loh, N.R.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Epilepsy & Behavior Case Reports,volume 2,pages102-104 (issn: 2213-3232, eissn: 2213-3232)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4308096, doi: 10.1016/j.ebcr.2014.03.005
  • Subject: Paroxysmal events | ED, emergency department | PEPD, paroxysmal extreme pain disorder | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | Case Report | EEG, electroencephalogram | Water reflex epilepsy | ECG, electrocardiogram | MRI, magnetic resonance imaging | Bath-induced

Bath-induced paroxysmal events in infants and children can be triggered by various etiologies, including cardiological, neurological, and metabolic causes. It is important to ascertain the underlying cause for such events as this significantly affects the child's manage... View more
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