This is insensitive at detecting epileptic discharges, but if they do occur they make any further sleep staging during the seizure impossible. Video recordings show the nature of the movement disorder which in epilepsy is more repetitive and stereotyped than in most other motor disorders. Polysomnography only occasionally demonstrates frontal lobe epilepsy, and rarely confirms a diagnosis of temporal lobe epilepsy, but is of most value in demonstrating non-epileptic behavioural abnormalities during sleep.
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