Panayiotopoulos syndrome

Indian Pediatr. 2008 May;45(5):420-1.


Panayiotopoulos syndrome is a benign childhood epileptic illness characterized by episodic autonomic symptoms. We present a 9 year old boy with this condition, who presented with episodes of severe vomiting, fever, deviation of eyes and altered sensorium, characteristic EEG in the form of multiple occipital spikes and normal neuroradiologic and metabolic investigations.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Consciousness Disorders / etiology
  • Epilepsies, Partial / complications
  • Epilepsies, Partial / diagnosis*
  • Fever / etiology
  • Humans
  • India
  • Male
  • Ocular Motility Disorders / etiology
  • Syndrome
  • Vomiting / etiology