Hypermotor seizure presenting with unusual psychiatric symptoms - a case report

Authors

  • Jith Arya Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Amrita Institute of Medical sciences
  • Narayanan Dinesh Professor and HOD, Department of Psychiatry, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
  • V Neelima Junior Resident, Department of psychiatry, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.30834/KJP.34.1.2021.233

Keywords:

hypermotor seizure, unusual symptoms, psychiatric

Abstract

We report a case of hypermotor seizure activity. The patient presented behavioural changes with previous reports of normal electroencephalogram (EEG). A prolonged video EEG of this patient showed rare epileptic abnormalities over the left frontocentral region, which ruled out a conversion disorder diagnosis. Management using Antiepileptics proved beneficial in this case.

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Published

2021-01-06

How to Cite

Arya , J., Dinesh , N., & Neelima, . V. (2021). Hypermotor seizure presenting with unusual psychiatric symptoms - a case report. Kerala Journal of Psychiatry, 34(1), 57–59. https://doi.org/10.30834/KJP.34.1.2021.233

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