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Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Anesthesia & Clinical Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-6148

+44 1223 790975

Abstract

Seizure-Like Activity Due To a Panic Attack at the Time of Emergence from General Anesthesia: A Case Report

Mohammad Helwani

Anxiety and stress are common among surgical patients in the preoperative period. We present the first case report of a panic attack at the time of emergence manifested in prolonged seizure–like activity. The anesthesia provider needs to be aware of symptoms and differential diagnosis in connection with stress in the perioperative period.

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