European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 168, Issue 6, pp 761–763 | Cite as

Many admissions to the emergency departments with recurrent syncope attacks and seizures in an adolescent boy

  • Samim OzenEmail author
  • Eylem Ulas Saz
  • Ahmet Celik
  • Ahmet Aydin
  • Damla Goksen Simsek
  • Sukran Darcan
Your Diagnosis


A 16-year-old boy presented with tonic-clonic seizure after he woke up early in the morning. He had experienced 5-6 episodes of syncope, fatigue, weakness and somnolence one year before admission. On admission, physicial examination was normal and first line laboratory tests were normal except capillary blood glucose which was 16 mg/dl.


Reccurent syncope attack Seizure Hypoglycemia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samim Ozen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Eylem Ulas Saz
    • 2
  • Ahmet Celik
    • 3
  • Ahmet Aydin
    • 4
  • Damla Goksen Simsek
    • 1
  • Sukran Darcan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, School of MedicineEge UniversityBornovaTurkey
  2. 2.Pediatric Emergency Department, School of MedicineEge UniversityBornovaTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Pediatric Surgery, School of MedicineEge UniversityBornovaTurkey
  4. 4.Department of Gastroenterology, School of MedicineEge UniversityBornovaTurkey

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