The researchers found that for seizures without ICA, postictal
serum 5-HT levels were increased over interictal levels compared with seizures with ICA.
Exclusion criteria included ischemic cerebrovascular accident, aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation, intracranial mass, alcohol use, antidepressant-antipsychotic use, metabolic disorders, prolonged postictal
confusion, syndromic seizures, and hypersomnia or insomnia.
The clonic convulsions onset time, duration of clonic convulsions, and postictal
depression (PID) were observed for 30 min.
Routine biochemical tests resulted as normal and a neurologic examination performed in the postictal
period showed dysarthria, bilateral endpoint nystagmus, mild paresis of the right lower limb, and impaired cerebellar tests in the right side.
Severity Impact Postictal
effect in 24 h Describe your seizure.
Interictal and postictal
cognitive changes in migraine.
During the postictal
state, he was lethargic with dysarthria.
Prodromal and immediate postictal
symptoms often manifest with dysphoric, emotional, and behavioral symptoms .
Exclusion criteria for stroke cases were hemiparesis or any focal neurological findings due to head trauma, metabolic encephalopathy, and brain mass lesions such as brain tumor or brain abscess, hemiplegic migraine attack, or postictal
of seizures .
There was not any involuntary movement of the body, urinary or bowel incontinence, or postictal
confusion as per the witnesses.
The episodes were associated with drooling of saliva, tongue biting, and postictal
transient hyperammonemia," The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol.