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complex vs. simple seizure

complex - loss of consciousness
simple - no LOC

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generalized vs. partial seizure

generalized - whole body
-partial - specific sx

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acute seizure etiology

VITAMINS

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tx tic delereaux

carbamazepine

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tx absence seizure

ethosuximide

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febrile seizure

due to rapid increase in temp
-acetaminophen - tx of seizure

consider working up

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infantile spasm

west syndrome

unknown path
-young pt and afebrile
-bilateral head and upper limb jerking

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EEG for west syndrome

infantile spasms

interictal EEG shows hypsarrhythmia

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tx of west syndrome

ACTH

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complication of west syndrome

MR and motor issues

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tuberous sclerosis

pathogenesis - genetic tubers
-young patient - less than 2yo

seizures that don't quit - so get CT

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diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis

tubers on CT

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ash leaf spots

lesions of hypopigmentation
-light up with woods lamp

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tx of tuberous sclerosis

supportive

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complications of tuberous sclerosis

MR and sebaceous adenomas

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absence seizure

looks like ADHD
-partial but complex - in short bursts many times/day

partial - no loss of tone
complex - LOC

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diagnosis of absence seizure

EEG

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tx of absence seizure

ethosuximide