TITLE

Half a Century of Visual Pattern-Sensitivity Epilepsy

AUTHOR(S)
Radhakrishnan, Kurupath; Klass, Donald W.
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2004, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p269
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the history of visual pattern-sensitive epilepsy. Types of patternal visual images that induce seizures; Frequency of cases with photosensitive epilepsy; Use of the potter's wheel to determine epilepsy cases; Credit to W.R. Growers of the first medical description of the disease; Initial speculation of psychological problems as the problem source.
ACCESSION #
12136306

 

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