Sandifer's syndrome

Sandifer's syndrome

 [san´dĭferz]
intermittent torticollis in children as a symptom of reflux esophagitis or hiatal hernia.
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You also should be aware of what seizure imitators to rule out: movement disorders such as tics and Sandifer's syndrome, daydreaming and inattention, fainting, migraines, panic attacks, psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), self-stimulatory behaviors, periods of the child holding her breath, and sleep parasomnias, such as night terrors, sleepwalking, and sleep myoclonus.
A very, very common condition-even for us-is gastroesophageal reflux or Sandifer's syndrome.
These include breath holding, shuddering attacks, the gastroesophageal reflux of Sandifer's syndrome, neonatal sleep myoclonus, migraine, Tourette's syndrome, rage attacks, night terrors, REM sleep behavior disorder, daydreaming, and pseudoseizures.