Eating epilepsy or feeding epilepsy in an infant

Roshan Koul*, Aida Alshihi, Renjith Mani, Hashim Javad, Amna Alfutaisi

*Corresponding author for this work

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A five month old infant is reported with Eating Epilepsy (feeding epilepsy/feeding related epilepsy). This is an uncommon type of reflex epilepsy in children, and should be considered if the history and investigations for gastro esophageal reflux and apparent life threatening event are negative. A clear stepwise history helps in diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)409-412
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Journal of Paediatric Neurology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • Eating epilepsy
  • Feeding or feeding related epilepsy
  • Infancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Medicine(all)


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