Development of temporal lobe epilepsy during maintenance electroconvulsive therapy: A case of human kindling?

Caroline Schotte, Evy Cleeren, Karolien Goffin, Borbala Hunyadi, Satya Buggenhout, Koen Van Laere, Wim Van Paesschen

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Abstract

We describe a patient with new-onset temporal lobe epilepsy during prolonged maintenance electroconvulsive therapy. We suggest a possible causal relationship with maintenance electroconvulsive therapy through electrical kindling of the temporal lobe.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)200-205
Number of pages6
JournalEpilesia Open
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • electroconvulsive therapy
  • kindling
  • temporal lobe epilepsy

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