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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 three to four 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