1 Neurosciences Department, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Australia.
2 Department of Imaging, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Australia.
3 Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Australia.
•Hepatic encephalopathy may predispose to seizure-related cortical laminar necrosis.
•Elevated ammonia levels potentially compound the excitotoxic effects of epilepsy.
•Early identification and treatment of seizures in liver disease could be protective.