Periodic sharp waves in baclofen-induced encephalopathy

Joseph T. Hormes, Eduardo E. Benarroch, Moses Rodriguez, Donald W. Klass

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Acute encephalopathy and an abnormal electroencephalogram with a periodic sharp wave pattern developed in a 58-year-old woman shortly after she received a few doses of baclofen. The clinical and electroencephalographic abnormalities improved promptly after the medication was discontinued.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)814-815
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of neurology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology


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