Mu and alpha rhythm in comatose children

Susane Frisher, Yuval Herishanu

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Three anoxic comatose children had EEG alpha-like activity and in two of them mu rhythm was recorded. The paradoxical appearance of these electrical activities in comatose children seems to indicate a grave prognosis. A possible role for barbiturate treatment in this phenomenon is not excluded.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)208-210
Number of pages3
JournalChild's Nervous System
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Oct 1985
Externally publishedYes


  • Alpha rhythm
  • Anoxic coma
  • Barbiturate
  • EEG
  • Mu rhythm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology


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