Episodic vomiting and headache in children: Consider occipital epilepsy

Raja Juanita Raja Lope, Sau Wei Wong, Loo Ling Wu

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Abstract

Children with occipital seizures often have ictal autonomic symptoms such as pallor and vomiting and lack motor manifestations. This has lead to misdiagnosis of occipital seizures in children. The following case report highlights the clinical features of a child with occipital epilepsy misdiagnosed as having migraine. The aetiology of symptomatic occipital epilepsy will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)204-206
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Volume46
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2010

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Vomiting
Headache
Epilepsy
Diagnostic Errors
Seizures
Pallor
Migraine Disorders
Stroke

Keywords

  • Headache
  • Heterotopia
  • Occipital lobe epilepsy
  • Vomiting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Episodic vomiting and headache in children : Consider occipital epilepsy. / Lope, Raja Juanita Raja; Wong, Sau Wei; Wu, Loo Ling.

In: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Vol. 46, No. 4, 04.2010, p. 204-206.

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Lope, Raja Juanita Raja ; Wong, Sau Wei ; Wu, Loo Ling. / Episodic vomiting and headache in children : Consider occipital epilepsy. In: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2010 ; Vol. 46, No. 4. pp. 204-206.
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