Complex partial status epilepticus in a child

Délrio F. Silva, Edmar Zanoteli, Márcia Marques Lima, Renato Anghinah, José Geraldo Camargo Lima
1995 Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria  
Complex partial status epilepticus (SE) has been reported rarely in children. We describe the clinical case of a 14 year-old girl with complex partial seizures (CPS) since age 10 who developed a complex partial SE probably because she was not adherent to treatment. The neurologic examination and computed tomography scan were normal. During the SE she received diazepam and phenytoin and became free of the seizures after 5 minutes. The ictal EEG showed spikes and slow waves over the right
more » ... r the right temporal region.
doi:10.1590/s0004-282x1995000200016 pmid:7487537 fatcat:ptcsg6gzbndiffs5evm5wquxwm