Reappraisal of epileptic pain as a rare symptom of seizures

Pazarci N. K., Bebek N., Baykan B., Gurses C., Gokyigit A.

EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR, vol.55, pp.101-107, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.12.015
  • Journal Name: EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.101-107
  • Keywords: Ictal, Pain, Epilepsy, Symptomatic seizures, SOMATOSENSORY AURAS, ABDOMINAL-PAIN, FOCAL EPILEPSY, LOBE
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: To draw attention to epileptic pain which is a rare seizure symptom mostly causing wrong diagnosis and delayed treatment. We present nine patients in whom pain was a prominent initial or early ictal symptom.