Seizures activated by therapeutic levels of lithium carbonate.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We have described a 22-year-old woman who manifested clinical seizures after treatment with lithium carbonate was initiated. Serial electroencephalograms showed both nonspecific activation and activation of an epileptiform discharge with serum levels of lithium carbonate maintained within the therapeutic range.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Massey, EW; Folger, WN

Published Date

  • September 1, 1984

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 77 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 1173 - 1175

PubMed ID

  • 6435261

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4348

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00007611-198409000-00031


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States