TITLE

Occipital seizures imitating migraine aura

AUTHOR(S)
Panayiotopoulos, C. P.; Sharoqi, Ahmed; Agathonikou, A.
PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;May1997, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p255
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Three cases are reported in which symptoms of occipital seizures resembled the visual aura of migraine. Careful recording of the characteristics and timing of such visual effects will often resolve the diagnostic dilemma.
ACCESSION #
23070268

 

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