faciobrachial

faciobrachial

 [fa″she-o-bra´ke-al]
pertaining to the face and arm.

faciobrachial

(fā″shē-ō-brā′kē-ăl) [″ + Gr. brachion, arm]
Pert. to the face and arm, esp. to juvenile muscular dystrophy.
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Semiological seizure classification was performed according to Cleveland criteria[6] plus faciobrachial dystonic (FBD) seizures.
His brief seizures like faciobrachial dystonic seizures and cognitive dysfunction were also reported during his clinical follow-up in our clinic.
First video-EEG-PSG recordings revealed loss of sleep architecture with very frequent faciobrachial seizures.
During his second video-EEG-PSG recordings faciobrachial dystonic seizures were no longer present.
Faciobrachial Dystonic Seizure (FBDS) is a rare form of epilepsy characterized by frequent brief seizures, which primarily affect the arm and face.
Lang et al., "Faciobrachial dystonic seizures precede Lgi1 antibody limbic encephalitis," Annals of Neurology, vol.
Neurological examination revealed a slight right faciobrachial hemiparesis and a postural tremor of the right arm, but, after a couple of hours, the neurological examination resulted to be normal.
Faciobrachial dystonic seizures and temporal lobe epilepsy with amygdala enlargement may be the characteristic type of seizure in anti-LGI1 encephalitis.[sup][19],[20],[21] Recently, Li et al .[sup][22] described a negative myoclonus in a Chinese child with anti-NMDAR encephalitis.
Here, we report an RE patient with faciobrachial dystonic attacks and bilateral brain atrophy but without seizures.
During the follow-up, the patient's neurological deficits progressed, and he developed faciobrachial dystonic attacks 2 years later, which demonstrated as paroxysmal unilateral involuntary movements of the left arm and face, lasting about 5 min and occurring several times a day.