Non-ketotic hyperglycemic seizures

Case contributed by Dr Juan José Gómez Muga


Type II diabetes mellitus. Headache. Transient aphasia. EEG: left sided slow activity.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

T2 subcortical hypointensity and leptomeningeal enhancement in left temporo-occipital lobes.

Case Discussion

Blood glucose level were above 300 mg/dl. Given seizure history and radiological findings, this suggests a non-ketotic hyperglycemic seizure.

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Case information

rID: 62574
Published: 23rd Aug 2018
Last edited: 21st Jan 2019
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