Symmetric, high voltage, triphasic, slow wave EEG pattern is seen in?
A. Uremic encephalopathy
B. Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
C. Hypercapnic encephalopathy
D. Hepatic encephalopathy
Correct answer : D. Hepatic encephalopathy
- Symmetric, high voltage, triphasic, slow wave EEG pattern is characteristic of hepatic encephalopathy.
- But it is also seen in other conditions like
- Encephalopathy secondary to pulmonary or renal failure
- Acute hydrocephalus