As is the case with other non-convulsive status epilepticus forms, CPSE is dangerously underdiagnosed. This is due to the potentially fatal yet veiled nature of the symptoms. Usually, an electroencephalogram, or EEG, is needed to confirm a neurologist's suspicions. The EEG is also needed to differentiate between absence status epilepticus (which affects the entire brain), and CPSE, which only affects one region.
Study findings on hashimoto's encephalopathy therapy are outlined in reports from Chang-Gung University, Department of Neurology.
Jan 21, 2008; A report, 'Complex partial status epilepticus as a manifestation of Hashimoto's encephalopathy,' is newly published data in...