Flashcards in Epilepsy I Deck (5):
What is the prevalence of epilepsy and seizures?
Focal seizures can spread _______________.
to involve the entire brain
Partial complex seizures, like absence seizures, do not have motor movements and are also characterized by temporary lack of conscious awareness, but they have a key difference. What is it?
Partial complex seizures generally have a postictal state, while absence seizures do not.
Seizures are ______________________.
events characterized by excessive synchronous activity of cerebral cortical neurons