Int J Med Sci 2010; 7(4):209-212. doi:10.7150/ijms.7.209

Case Report

A case of mistaken identity: Asystole causing convulsions identified using implantable loop recorder.

Khalil Kanjwal, Beverly Karabin, Yousuf Kanjwal, Blair P Grubb

Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology. Department of Medicine, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Health Science Campus, Toledo OH, USA

Abstract

We present herein an interesting tracing of a patient who suffered from recurrent episodes of transient loss of consciousness (TLOC) associated with convulsive activity thought to be due to epilepsy or conversion disorder.

Keywords: Asystole, implantable loop recorder, transient loss of consciousness

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Kanjwal K, Karabin B, Kanjwal Y, Grubb BP. A case of mistaken identity: Asystole causing convulsions identified using implantable loop recorder.. Int J Med Sci 2010; 7(4):209-212. doi:10.7150/ijms.7.209. Available from http://www.medsci.org/v07p0209.htm