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Autonomic status epilepticus in a child with Panayiotopoulos syndrome (video-EEG)

(A) Spikes, spikes-slow waves are recorded frontally right more than left. (B) First clinical symptom with 3 to 4 coughs appeared 13 minutes from onset, concomitant with slow delta activity in the frontocentral regions. (C) The subsequent evolution to nonconvulsive status epilepticus. (Used with permission: Koutroumanidis M, Rowlinson S, Sanders S. Recurrent autonomic status epilepticus in Panayiotopoulos syndrome: video-EEG studies. Epilepsy Behav 2005;7(3):543-7.)

Associated Disorders

  • Idiopathic childhood occipital epilepsy (Gastaut type)
  • Rolandic epilepsy
  • Rolandic seizures