I have a question for the list. We had a patient have what sounded like an
oculogyric crisis withy stiffening of the back and neck. Was treated with
midazolam and it resolved. The other question was whether this was a seizure.
Question: Does midazolam stop the oculogyric crisis? Currently we would
used benztropine or diphendyramine. Any body got any comments?
Dr. Peter Barnett MBBS FRACP MSc(epid) FACEM
Department of Emergency Medicine
Royal Children's Hospital
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