Alternating hemiplegia of childhood: presentation of two cases regarding the extent of variability

Saltik S. , Cokar O., Uslu T., Uluduz D., Dervent A.

EPILEPTIC DISORDERS, cilt.6, sa.1, ss.45-48, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 6 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.45-48


Alternating hemiplegia of childhood is an episodic neurological disorder, the diagnosis of which is solely clinical. In this report, two patients with alternating hemiplegia, one as a representative of the classical picture and the other with unusual features, are presented by video display. Some clinical manifestations and the variability of symptoms are discussed with regard to their place in the diagnosis of the disease.