• The differential diagnosis of a seizure is wide; accurate and detailed history is an important tool for appropriate management.

  • Acute or subacute neurological insult or metabolic disturbances can potentially cause seizures.

  • ‘Time is brain’ in the management of status epilepticus as seizure activity itself can damage the brain.


Status Epilepticus Alcohol Withdrawal Refractory Status Epilepticus Epilepsy Syndrome Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurologySt. John’s Medical College HospitalBengaluruIndia

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