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Case Reports in Critical Care
Volume 2012, Article ID 760407, 3 pages
Case Report

Postanoxic Burst Suppression Electroencephalogram in a Comatose Child Associated with Spontaneous Eyelid Opening

The Department of Neurosciences and Pediatrics, Rady Children’s Hospital, University of California, San Diego, CA 92123, USA

Received 17 September 2012; Accepted 22 October 2012

Academic Editors: K. Chergui, K. Klouche, C. Lazzeri, A. J. Reddy, and M. Tidswell

Copyright © 2012 John R. Crawford. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Video demonstrates a continuous recording of a burst suppression electroencephalogram associated with periodic movements of eyelid opening. As demonstrated in the video, eyelid opening occurred at the near conclusion of the epileptiform bursts and was not suppressible with anticonvulsant therapy.

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