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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 155-157

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures: Why anaesthesiologist should know?


Department of Cardiac Anaesthesia, I.P.G.M.E and R, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Dr. Pavan Kumar Dammalapati
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DOI: 10.4103/JOACC.JOACC_80_21

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A 19-year-old primigravida underwent caesarean section under spinal anaesthesia. She presented with seizures on 7th post-operative day. All the common etiological factors for seizures were ruled out. We found out that the seizures were due to a psychiatric condition called 'psychogenic non-epileptic seizure (PNES)'. There were previous case reports of PNES that were documented on known patients of seizures, followed by general anaesthesia. Here is a case of PNES without any previous history of functional or organic seizures followed by spinal anaesthesia.


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