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What does PNES stand for?

PNES stands for Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures

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one recent study suggested that ictal eye closure, the involuntary opening or closing of the eyelid during a seizure, was a reliable indicator for differentiating between epileptic seizures and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNEs), as fifty of fifty-two patients with PNEs closed their eyes during seizure activity, while 152 of 156 patients with epileptic seizures opened their eyes during seizure activity.