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Recurrent occipital seizures misdiagnosed as status migrainosus.

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Summary of "Recurrent occipital seizures misdiagnosed as status migrainosus."

Periictal headache is commonly reported in patients with epilepsy and often exhibits migraine features. Misdiagnosis is frequent since visual seizures may often be misinterpreted as visual aura of migraine. We herein describe a 35-year-old woman with recurrent occipital seizures, clinically presenting with intractable headache. EEG monitoring was crucial in order to reach the correct diagnosis.

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IRCCS Centro Neurolesi "Bonino-Pulejo", MessinaIRCCS Centro Neurolesi "Bonino-Pulejo", Messina.

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Name: Epileptic disorders : international epilepsy journal with videotape
ISSN: 1294-9361
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