Eating epilepsy

R. Koul*, S. Koul, S. Razdan

*Corresponding author for this work

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ABSTRACT‐ Fifty cases of eating epilepsy (EE) are reported. Mastication of food produced seizures in 49 (98%) and swallowing in 1 (2%). Complex partial seizure was found in 48 cases, the commonest form encountered (96%). EEG was abnormal in 15 cases (30%). The literature and possible mechanisms for seizure are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)78-80
Number of pages3
JournalActa Neurologica Scandinavica
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1989
Externally publishedYes


  • eating epilepsy
  • management
  • reflex epilepsy
  • review

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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