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ISSN

2277 - 3282

e ISSN

2277 - 3290

Publisher

Journal of Science

OCCIPITAL LOBE SEIZURES – A RARE HYPERGLYCEMIC SEQUELAE OF TYPE 1 DIABETES MELLITUS
Author / Afflication
Muhammed Jasim Abdul Jalal

MBBS, DNB (Family Medicine), Junior Resident, Lakeshore Hospital and Research Centre, Ernakulam, Kerala, India.
Ramesh Gomez

MD, DM (Endocrinology), Endocrinologist, Lakeshore Hospital and Research Centre, Ernakulam, Kerala, India.
Murali Krishna Menon

MD, DM (Neurology), Senior Consultant Neurologist, Lakeshore Hospital and Research Centre, Ernakulam, Kerala, India.
Arunkumar K

MD (Psychiatry), DNB (Psychiatry), Psychiatrist, Lakeshore Hospital and Research Centre, Ernakulam, Kerala, India.
Keywords
Type 1 Diabetes mellitus ,Occipital lobe Seizures ,Osmotic symptoms ,
Abstract

A 15 year old boy presented with osmotic symptoms and photopsia. He had short term memory impairment, visual hallucinations and headache. His RBS was 474mg/dl, HbA1c - 9.4% and GAD-65 > 2000IU/ml. MRI-Brain and CSF study were normal. Digital EEG was suggestive of bilateral hemispheric occipital lobe seizures. He responded well to insulin and anti-epileptic medications.

Volume / Issue / Year

5 , 12 , 2015

Starting Page No / Endling Page No

1253 - 1255