Year 2018, Volume 9, Issue 4, Pages 75 - 76 2018-10-01

Seizure as the Cause of Atrial Fibrillation

Mehdi Momeni [1] , Amirhosein Jahanshir [2]

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Introduction: Cardiac dysrhythmias are commonly seen with seizures, and atrial fibrillation (AF) is one of the rarest peri-ictal dysrhythmias. Case Report: Here we present a case of AF that starts and ends with seizure episodes in a 72-year-old man.Conclusion: The pathophysiology of such dysrhythmias is not completely understood, but autonomic system activation during seizures has been proposed to be the cause. Some believe that AF is the effect and not the cause of seizure. To the best of our knowledge, this case is the most complete evidence of causality of seizure for AF
Seizure, atrial fibrillation, dysrhythmia
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Journal Section Case Report
Authors

Author: Mehdi Momeni
Institution: Department of Emergency Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Author: Amirhosein Jahanshir
Institution: Department of Emergency Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Dates

Publication Date: October 1, 2018

Bibtex @ { jemcr536624, journal = {Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-9934}, address = {Acil Tıp Uzmanları Derneği}, year = {2018}, volume = {9}, pages = {75 - 76}, doi = {}, title = {Seizure as the Cause of Atrial Fibrillation}, key = {cite}, author = {Momeni, Mehdi and Jahanshir, Amirhosein} }
APA Momeni, M , Jahanshir, A . (2018). Seizure as the Cause of Atrial Fibrillation. Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports, 9 (4), 75-76. Retrieved from http://dergipark.org.tr/jemcr/issue/43735/536624
MLA Momeni, M , Jahanshir, A . "Seizure as the Cause of Atrial Fibrillation". Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports 9 (2018): 75-76 <http://dergipark.org.tr/jemcr/issue/43735/536624>
Chicago Momeni, M , Jahanshir, A . "Seizure as the Cause of Atrial Fibrillation". Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports 9 (2018): 75-76
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ISNAD Momeni, Mehdi , Jahanshir, Amirhosein . "Seizure as the Cause of Atrial Fibrillation". Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports 9 / 4 (October 2018): 75-76.
AMA Momeni M , Jahanshir A . Seizure as the Cause of Atrial Fibrillation. Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports. 2018; 9(4): 75-76.
Vancouver Momeni M , Jahanshir A . Seizure as the Cause of Atrial Fibrillation. Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports. 2018; 9(4): 76-75.