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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 115--116

Occipital seizures presenting with bilateral visual loss


Department of Neurology, Morriston Hospital, Morriston, Swansea SA6 6NL, United Kindom

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S Hadjikoutis
Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XW
United Kindom
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PMID: 12865542

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Transient visual loss may occur with occipital seizures as an ictal or post-ictal phenomenon. Its duration varies from less than one minute to days, or can be permanent. We describe a 61-year-old man presenting with headache, vomiting and bilateral visual loss. EEG revealed persistent spike discharge in the occipital lobes suggesting occipital seizures. His vision improved with carbamazepine.






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