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2022 Nov 14

Ugeskr Laeger



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Hoe M B, Ettrup K S, Malver L P, Madsen J
Ugeskr Laeger. 2022 Nov 14; 184(46).
PMID: 36426817.


New onset of seizures in children presenting with status epilepticus (SE) are rarely caused by intracranial aneurysms and haemorrhage, and the diagnosis is therefore challenging. This case report presents a ten-year-old healthy girl presenting with SE preceded by headache for two weeks. A CT-scan showed a subarachnoidal haemorrhage from a cerebral aneurysm. Intracranial pathology should be considered a differential diagnosis when receiving a child with new onset of seizures and SE. Early neuroimaging should be performed for correct treatment to be initiated without delay.