Bilateral Painful Hand Seizures: An Atypical Somatotopic Syndrome

Joshua Koleske, Jordan Y. Amar, Chris A. Chou, Arun S. Varadhachary

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Painful Hand Seizures are a rarely reported form of secondary sensory seizures (SSS) characterized by painful, bilateral sensorimotor hand involvement and preserved consciousness. We report our case to aid neurologists in recognizing SSS as an atypical presentation of seizures.

Original languageEnglish
StateAccepted/In press - 2022


  • painful hand seizures
  • secondary sensory seizures
  • SII
  • somatosensory cortex


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