Category: Neurology

Unprovoked Single Seizure

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UNPROVOKED SINGLE SEIZURE -TO TREAT OR NOT- A 10 STEP APPROACH STEP 1 DEFINITION: UNPROVOKED SEIZURE IS A SEIZURE OCCURING WITHOUT AN IDENTIFIED PROXIMATE PRECIPITANT. RECURRENT UNPROVOKED SEIZURES – EPILEPSY STEP 2 EVALUATION OF A SINGLE SEIZURE FOR A STRUCTURAL LESION (TUMOR, AVM, ABSCESS,ENCEPHALITIS) MRI IS THE INVESTIGATION OF CHOICE STEP 3 IDENTIFY ANY PROVOCATING FACTOR […]