Title

Stroke vs. status epilepticus. A case report utilizing CT perfusion

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Strokes and seizures have varied presentations and their differentiation may be challenging for both primary care physicians and neurologists. We present a case of a patient evaluated for acute ischemic stroke. Status epilepticus was eventually diagnosed by utilizing CT-perfusion study and EEG.

Medical Subject Headings

Brain Ischemia (diagnosis); Cerebrovascular Circulation (physiology); Diagnosis, Differential; Electroencephalography; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Paresis (etiology); Speech Disorders (etiology); Status Epilepticus (complications, diagnosis, psychology); Stroke (complications, diagnosis, parasitology); Tomography, X-Ray Computed

Publication Date

3-15-2008

Publication Title

Journal of the neurological sciences

ISSN

0022-510X

Volume

266

Issue

1-2

First Page

174

Last Page

6

PubMed ID

17945259

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1016/j.jns.2007.08.038

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