hysteroepilepsy


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hysteroepilepsy

hysteria accompanied by epilepsy. — hysteroepileptic, adj.
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Charcot first described non-epileptic seizure as a clinical disorder, calling it "hysteroepilepsy" and "epileptiform hysteria" (16).
Pseudoseizures are known by 18 different names, ranging from nonepileptic seizures and hysteroepilepsy to hysterical attacks and psychoseizures, according to Dr.
Epilepsy, for instance, was classified as a neurosis, and sometimes designated "hysteroepilepsy" because of the perceived similarity between a hysterical fit and an epileptic seizure, until the meticulous work of the British neurologist, J.