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The learning points that Luther and colleagues have raised from this case are well made.1 Brief limb-jerking is not uncommon during syncope, and such ‘convulsive syncope’ may lead to an incorrect diagnosis of epilepsy and/or unnecessary referral to a neurology service. This misdiagnosis is not uncommon in people with inherited …
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