Epilepsy Community
Abnormal EEG report with polyspike discharges
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to epilepsy, safety, school issues, and transportation issues.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Abnormal EEG report with polyspike discharges

Hello,

Abnormal EEG since first day of life lip smacking, apnea, bradycardia, turning blue. Diagnosed with epilepsy many EEG's abnormal since birth now 15 years old. Was weaned off seizure meds at the beginning of new VEEG.

Report reads:

At the beginning of the twelve day recording period there were no epileptiform discharges present. Approximately three days into the recording period there appeared rare bursts of diffuse high amplitude 3-4 hertz delta activity with imbedded frontal spikes. Over the subsequent days the bursts appeared slightly more frequently. Rarely there was a polyspike appearance to the discharges. Abnormal EEG secondary to the presence of rare generalized bursts of spike and wave discharges that increased slightly in frequency over the recording period.

Can anybody tell me what this means? What does the polyspike mean? Is this related to the epilepsy?
I have heard of spike wave, sharp wave and slow waves from the previous EEG's done but not polyspike.

Been having problems with hand tremors. And rapid eye movements (back & forth) comes and goes through out the day what could this be from?

Thank you any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
MedHelp Health Answers
Recent Activity
1780921_tn?1416842066
Blank
flipper336 "When you are grateful, fea... Comment
Apr 17
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
teddybears4ever2 The past never fully leaves... Comment
Apr 10
1423357_tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h commented on 2 weeks post ablation...
Apr 09
Top Neurology Answerers
293157_tn?1285877039
Blank
Wobbly
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
teddybears4ever2
Minneapolis, MN
1780921_tn?1416842066
Blank
flipper336
Chandler, AZ
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
grungema3
london, United Kingdom
Epilepsy Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Neurology Answerers
293157_tn?1285877039
Blank
Wobbly
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
teddybears4ever2
Minneapolis, MN
1780921_tn?1416842066
Blank
flipper336
Chandler, AZ
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
grungema3
london, United Kingdom