The relevance of EEG and MRI abnormalities in children with epilepsy

In the initial assessment of children with new-onset seizures, the suggestion that electroencephalography (EEG) should be standard and that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) should be optional. A normal EEG means I do not have epilepsy. Many patients with epilepsy have a normal EEG between attacks. Many people without seizures have mild abnormalities on EEG. Epilepsy is a clinical diagnosis, that is, made on the basis of history and examination.

  • Track 1-1 Brain waves
  • Track 2-2 Pseudo seizures
  • Track 3-3 Neurological exam
  • Track 4-4 EEG-video monitoring

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