What To Do After a First Seizure?
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)
This chapter describes the workup with MRI after a first seizure, which is highly dependent on the type of the seizure and the age at presentation.
KeywordsFocal Seizure Clonic Seizure Epilepsy Syndrome Unprovoked Seizure Symptomatic Seizure
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