Can a haircut cause brain damage?

Mxsmanic mxsmanic at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 24 07:36:15 EST 2003


Dag Stenberg writes:

> Well, the authors apparently want to define "rub epilepsy" as "a type of reflex
> epilepsy induced by prolonged or repetitive cutaneous stimulation in a circumscribed
> area of the body"....
> and
> "Rub epilepsy is proposed as a separate clinical entity, clearly demarcated
> from other somatosensory evoked reflex epilepsies such as startle and tooth
> brushing epilepsy."

I think they are splitting hairs (no pun intended).  Maybe grant money
or publication is at stake.

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