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Periventricular heterotopias with incomplete agenesis of corpus callosum and prolonged focal seizures
  1. Moshe Herskovitz
  1. Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
  1. Correspondence to Dr Moshe Herskovitz, Epilepsy Service, Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, 1 Efron St Haifa 31096 Israel; m_herskovitz{at}

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A 25-year-old man with frequent prolonged seizures over 4 years was admitted for video EEG monitoring to clarify if the events were epileptic seizures or non-epileptic attacks.

One recorded seizure lasted 21 min. It began with confusion and progressed to a tonic-clonic seizure, involving only the left side of the body. The EEG during the seizure showed rhythmic delta and …

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned. Externally peer reviewed. This paper was reviewed by Jane Adcock, Oxford, UK.

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