Bilateral periodic lateralized epileptiform discharges in Mycoplasma encephalitis.

Academic Article


  • Status epilepticus and prolonged coma developed in two patients with respiratory tract infections caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Serial electroencephalography initially revealed bilateral, independent, periodic, lateralized epileptiform discharges. This pattern was replaced several days later by other electroencephalographic abnormalities.
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  • Brain Damage, Chronic, Cerebral Cortex, Child, Child, Preschool, Coma, Dominance, Cerebral, Electroencephalography, Encephalitis, Epilepsy, Complex Partial, Evoked Potentials, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Male, Mycoplasma Infections, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Neurologic Examination, Status Epilepticus
  • Author List

  • Hulihan JF; Bebin EM; Westmoreland BF
  • Start Page

  • 292
  • End Page

  • 294
  • Volume

  • 8
  • Issue

  • 4