When a seizure is not a real seizure!

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When a seizure is not a real seizure!

Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Apr;34(4):757.e3-5

Authors: Talebi S, Ghobadi F, Chaudhari S, Gracia E, Olatunde O, Pekler G, Visco F, Hassen GW

We report here 2 cases of methadone induced Torsades de Pointes with a clinical presentation mimicking convulsive seizures in a substance abuser. These cases highlight the importance of being aware of methadone-induced Torsades de Pointes and the occasional atypical clinical presentations of this condition.

PMID: 26409502 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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