Stroke vs. status epilepticus. A case report utilizing CT perfusion
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
Journal of the neurological sciences
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Royter, Vladimir; Paletz, Laurie; and Waters, Michael F., "Stroke vs. status epilepticus. A case report utilizing CT perfusion" (2008). Translational Neuroscience. 1343.