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Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures in early Huntington's disease
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    Re:Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures in early Huntington's disease - a different experience

    Dear Editor,

    We thank Prof Barker for sharing his thoughts and experience[1] on our report of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures in Huntington's disease[2]. We agree that neuropsychiatric manifestations are extremely common in HD and most cases of unusual behaviours or movements would not fall into the category of functional disorders. Moreover we certainly do not wish to give the impression that non- epileptic...

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    Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures in early Huntington's disease - a different experience
    • Roger A Barker, Professor and Honorary Consultant Neurologist
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      • Sarah L Mason

    Dear Editor,

    We were interested to read the recent case study presented by Rodrigues and Wild in the current edition of Practical Neurology where they discussed "Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures in early Huntington's disease"[1]. The authors gave an in-depth account of the clinical profile of a 51-year-old male with early Huntington's disease (HD) who presented with repeated episodes of repetitive, purposeless, c...

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