Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizure (PNES - Pseudoseizures)

Etiology

  • Other
  • Psychological stress

Symptoms

  • No loc
  • Can have generalized or focal movement/appear like seizures
  • No epileptiform activity
  • Can be difficult to differentiate from true seizure

Physical Exam Findings

  • No loc
  • Can have generalized or focal movement/appear like seizures - degree to which patient can duplicate typical features is variable
  • No typical tonic clonic or focal features