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Status epilepticus and retardation

    Author: Birgit Ertl-Wagner, MD, Munich, Germany
    Body Region: Brain, and Head and Neck

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 6-year-old girl was brought to the emergency room in a status epilepticus.
    • Her parents reported that she suffered from severe developmental retardation but that brain imaging had never been performed.
    • Non-enhanced CT of the brain was performed.