Pink Floyd and seizure warning sign

From the Journal of Emergency Medicine: "De Novo Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation: Pink Floyd's Song "Brick in the Wall" as a Warning Sign." (via NCBI ROFL)


  1. Well, someone playing it loud is certainly a diagnostically significant indication that they’re probably frustrated as all bleeping bleep…

  2. I’ve always thought of “One of My Turns” as an hallucination/seizure inducer — that part right after “dry as a funeral drum…” when he busts through and wails, “Run to the bedroom, in the suitcase on the left you’ll find my favorite axe…”

    1. #2,

      Yes I have temporal lobe epilepsy and I have always thought The Wall was about epilepsy. But a friend of mine insists it is just about drugs.

  3. #4,

    We don’t need no…malformation
    We don’t need no blood vessel growth
    No rythmic bruits in the temples
    Hey! Surgeon! Leave that nidus alone!

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