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Complex partial seizures

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Dr. Robert Marvit
56 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: They can.
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Yes: They do and are treated with the same medications as adults

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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
History and EEG: Workup includes a detailed history and exam, an EEG and MRI. See a neurologist.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
12 years experience Neurology
Miswiring: Complex partial seizures involve alterations of consciousness without generalization of motor symptoms to involve the whole body. Any structural irri ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience Neurology
Ask your neuro: Need description, eeg recording and MRI before we answer--sometimes genetic, trauma, infection, metabolic, structural brain abnormality.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Jacobs
62 years experience Neurosurgery
Electrics brain wave: Seizures are amused by abnormal discharges in the brain. Complex partial seizures require a work up. They may have many causes.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Neurology: Complex partial seizures are very treatable with medications. A neurologist would be the best to evaluate and determine if indeed you are having compl ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
12 years experience Sleep Medicine
See below: It is a seizure that starts off in one area of the brain and spreads to the whole hemisphere causing loss of awareness. It usually has a preceding aur ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Poor brain control: Partial seizures occur in patients with a region of irritated brain. If they abuse themselves and do not sleep well, eat poorly, and indulge in drugs ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerald Ratner
50 years experience Psychiatry
Evaluation: Usually history and possibly eeg.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Partial or focal sz: These are focal events typically emanating from temporal lobe or limbic connections, and are associated with aura, such as deja vu; automatisms like t ... Read More

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