Doctor, Why Do I Faint When I Turn My Head to the Left? Is it Epilepsy or Syncope?


DEMİRCİ S. , CENGIZHAN E., TUFEKCI A.

NOROPSIKIYATRI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF NEUROPSYCHIATRY, cilt.47, ss.354-355, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 47 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/npa.y5498
  • Dergi Adı: NOROPSIKIYATRI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF NEUROPSYCHIATRY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.354-355

Özet

Syncope and seizure share some clinical characteristics which may lead to diagnostic confusion. Here we report the case of a patient with carotid sinus syncope due to recurrent hypopharyngeal carcinoma which was misdiagnosed as epilepsy. (Archives of Neuropsychiatry 2010; 47: 354-5)