Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders
Dementia associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Aug. 11, 2023
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The EEG hallmark of acute encephalopathy is slowing of the background frequencies. This EEG from an unresponsive (comatose) patient shows a discontinuous (burst-suppression) pattern. The frequencies continue to slow as the coma deepens (Contributed by Dr. Jeffrey Nicholl and Dr. David Gloss.)