CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · International Journal of Epilepsy 2017; 04(01): 106-107
DOI: 10.1016/S2213-6320(17)30030-1
Teaching EEG
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Teaching EEG 5: A familiar EEG pattern with atypical morphology

Sarma G.R. K.
a  Professor of Neurology, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bengaluru, India
,
Norman So
b  Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Washington Medical Center, USA
,
Soheyl Noachtar
c  Professor & Head, Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Munich, Germany
,
Elizabeth V. T.
d  EEG Technologist, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bengaluru, India
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Publication Date:
08 May 2018 (online)

  

A 36-year-old lady presented with history of fever 2 weeks ago, followed by confused behavior, hallucinations and recurrent episodes of seizures. She lapsed in to coma from 5th day of illness. Her MRI showed left temporal, frontal and insular T2 hyperintense signal changes with areas of blooming on gradient ECHO MRI sequence. Her EEG done on 17th day of illness is shown in figure:

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