Borderland of Epilepsy Revisited

Borderland of Epilepsy Revisited

Markus Reuber and Steven C. Schachter

Print publication date: Oct 2012

ISBN: 9780199796793

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This resource addresses the disorders presenting in children, adolescents and adults which may be mistaken for epilepsy or which are associated with epilepsy and can develop into or out of epileptic seizures. It features case reports and tables (especially those which address the differential diagnosis of epilepsy and the disorders discussed), and covers anxiety/hyperventilation attacks, psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, epileptic and nonepileptic encephalopathies, autism, autoimmune encephalopathies, Tourette's Syndrome, transient ischemic attacks, transient global amnesia, myoclonus, alcohol-related seizures, hyperekplexia and dyskinesia, stereotypical behaviors, organic personality disorder and episodic dyscontrol syndrome.