Proposal: different types of alteration and loss of consciousness in epilepsy

Journal article


Publication Details

Author(s): Lueders H, Amina S, Bailey C, Baumgartner C, Benbadis S, Bermeo A, Carreno M, Devereaux M, Diehl B, Eccher M, Edwards J, Fastenau P, Fernandez Baca-Vaca G, Godoy J, Hamer H, Hong SB, Ikeda A, Kahane P, Kaiboriboon K, Kalamangalam G, Lardizabal D, Lhatoo S, Lueders J, Mani J, Mayor C, Mesa Latorre T, Miller J, Morris HH, Noachtar S, O'Donovan C, Park J, Angeles Perez-Jimenez M, Rona S, Rosenow F, Shahid A, Schuele S, Skidmore C, Steinhoff B, Szabo CA, Sweet J, Tandon N, Tanner A, Tsuji S
Journal: Epilepsia
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication year: 2014
Volume: 55
Journal issue: 8
Pages range: 1140-4
ISSN: 0013-9580


Abstract


There are at least five types of alterations of consciousness that occur during epileptic seizures: auras with illusions or hallucinations, dyscognitive seizures, epileptic delirium, dialeptic seizures, and epileptic coma. Each of these types of alterations of consciousness has a specific semiology and a distinct pathophysiologic mechanism. In this proposal we emphasize the need to clearly define each of these alterations/loss of consciousness and to apply this terminology in semiologic descriptions and classifications of epileptic seizures. The proposal is a consensus opinion of experienced epileptologists, and it is hoped that it will lead to systematic studies that will allow a scientific characterization of the different types of alterations/loss of consciousness described in this article.



FAU Authors / FAU Editors

Hamer, Hajo Prof. Dr. med.
Professur für Epileptologie


External institutions with authors

Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Epilepsiezentrum Kork
Grenoble University Hospital Centre / Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Grenoble (CHUG)
Hospital Infantil Universitario Niño Jesús
Hospital Universitário Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá
International University of Health and Welfare (IUHW) / 国際医療福祉大学
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital
Krankenhaus Hietzing mit Neurologischem Zentrum Rosenhügel
Kyoto University / 京都大学 Kyōto daigaku
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU)
Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
Northwestern University
Philipps-Universität Marburg
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Saint Luke's Health System
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
Thomas Jefferson University
Universitat de Barcelona (UB) / University of Barcelona
University College London (UCL)
University Hospitals of Cleveland / Case Western Reserve University Hospital
University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou)
University of South Florida (USF)
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA)
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Wake Forest University


How to cite

APA:
Lueders, H., Amina, S., Bailey, C., Baumgartner, C., Benbadis, S., Bermeo, A.,... Tsuji, S. (2014). Proposal: different types of alteration and loss of consciousness in epilepsy. Epilepsia, 55(8), 1140-4. https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/epi.12595

MLA:
Lueders, Hans, et al. "Proposal: different types of alteration and loss of consciousness in epilepsy." Epilepsia 55.8 (2014): 1140-4.

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