• Tomasz Matys
  • Daniel J. Scoffings


Seizures in the intensive care unit patient can be due to a known neurological disease, or a new intracranial pathology. We discuss the general indications and the role of imaging in these clinical scenarios, and describe selected conditions characteristically presenting with seizures. Transient post-ictal imaging changes are also described as a potential source of interpretation error.


Status Epilepticus Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome Vasogenic Edema Superior Sagittal Sinus 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyCambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Addenbrooke’s HospitalCambridgeUK

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