Here, we describe a patient with evolving visual hallucinations and Capgras delusions for objects that developed secondary to new onset occipital lobe epilepsy.
To our knowledge, this is the first case to describe the cooccurrence of these symptoms in a patient with occipital lobe epilepsy. Other similar cases reviewed in the literature occurred in the context of primary psychiatric disorder diagnoses, dementia, and other neurodegenerative conditions [12-16].
Firstly described in 1879 in a patient with a parieto-occipital tumour , occipital lobe epilepsy (OLE) is still nowadays considered a rare condition that represents less than 2-13% of extratemporal epilepsies [2-5].
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