Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus in Patients with Cancer: Imaging Abnormalities Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Status Epilepticus

abstract

  • Cortical enhancement on MR images in patients with cancer who have altered mental status may be due to nonconvulsive status epilepticus and not recurrent or metastatic tumor. If electroencephalography is not immediately available at initial evaluation, a trial of anticonvulsant therapy deserves consideration.

publication date

  • March 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archneur.61.3.362

PubMed ID

  • 15023812

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 362

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 61

number

  • 3