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Journal:   CURRENT JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY (IRANIAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY)   SUMMER 2003 , Volume 3 , Number 7; Page(s) 23 To 26.
 
Paper: 

THE STUDY OF PSEUDOSIZURE STATUS IN KASHAN'S SHAHID BEHESHTI HOSPITAL IN 1771-72

 
 
Author(s):  TABASIH A.R., AKHAVAN A.A.
 
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Abstract: 
Recently pseudoseizure has been considered as a interesting subject among most neurologists and psychologists. According to researchers, this disease unbelievably resembles to true seizure, so is one of important differential diagnosis. Since the patients with pseudoseizure may take anti-epileptic drugs for many years, this research has been designed to show the number of pseudoseizure patients that diagnosed and treated as true seizure who had been admitted in Shahid Beheshti hospital of Kashan during 1371-1372. This research is concentrated on data and history of all admitted patients in Shahid Beheshti hospital of Kashan during 1371-1372 and demographic specification of study group, including paralytic limbs, chest pain, family history, EEG records, tonic-clonic movements, are checked and recorded. The research was performed on 94 patients with seizure: 22 patients (23.4%) had pseudoseizure and 72 patients (76.6%) had true seizure. Between 22 patients with pseudoseizure, 14 patients were female (63.6%) and 8 patients were male (36.4%) and maximum incidence was in 4 th decade of life (30-39). 68% were resident In kashan and 32% in villages of Kashan. Pseudoseizure may be misdiagnosed in every patient that suffer from seizure, and treatment is recommended if symptoms of pseudoseizure existed.      
 
Keyword(s): SEIZURE, PSEUDOSEIZURE, EPILEPSY
 
 
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TABASIH, A., & AKHAVAN, A. (2003). THE STUDY OF PSEUDOSIZURE STATUS IN KASHAN'S SHAHID BEHESHTI HOSPITAL IN 1771-72. CURRENT JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY (IRANIAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY), 3(7), 23-26. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=47192



Vancouver: Copy

TABASIH A.R., AKHAVAN A.A.. THE STUDY OF PSEUDOSIZURE STATUS IN KASHAN'S SHAHID BEHESHTI HOSPITAL IN 1771-72. CURRENT JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY (IRANIAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY). 2003 [cited 2021December02];3(7):23-26. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=47192



IEEE: Copy

TABASIH, A., AKHAVAN, A., 2003. THE STUDY OF PSEUDOSIZURE STATUS IN KASHAN'S SHAHID BEHESHTI HOSPITAL IN 1771-72. CURRENT JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY (IRANIAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY), [online] 3(7), pp.23-26. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=47192.



 
 
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