Chapter 57. Occipital Blindness and Seizures—Why?[1–4]

  1. Peter W. Kaplan MB, FRCP1 and
  2. Thien Nguyen MD, PhD2

Published Online: 4 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch57

Clinical Electrophysiology

Clinical Electrophysiology

How to Cite

Kaplan, P. W. and Nguyen, T. (2010) Occipital Blindness and Seizures—Why?[1–4], in Clinical Electrophysiology, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch57

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185295

Online ISBN: 9781444322972

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Keywords:

  • The casebook of clinical/neurophysiology consults;
  • Occipital blindness and seizures—why?;
  • Clinical Case - sickle cell disease and hypertension;
  • posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES);
  • Clinical Evaluation - CT angiogram showed vasoconstriction of segments of the posterior cerebral artery territory;
  • Diagnosis and Comment - eclampsia, renal causes of hypertension, and after treatment with drugs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical Case

  • Clinical Evaluation

  • Treatment

  • Diagnosis and Comment

  • References