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September 1983

Video Games and Seizures

Author Affiliations

From the Hinsdale (Ill) Neuro Science Center.

Arch Neurol. 1983;40(9):588. doi:10.1001/archneur.1983.04050080088019

• Two teenagers had seizures while playing video games. These cases may well have been a variety of photoconvulsive epilepsy. Some patients with seizures may be at risk of precipitating a seizure while playing these games.

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