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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.