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How common is it to have a tonic-clonic seizure with no history of epilepsy?

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Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience in Neurology
Seizures vs epilepsy: Tonic clonic seizures is a type of seizures, as opposed to absence or partial seizures caused by a variety of causes including drugs, medications, trauma, stroke, electrolyte disorder to have epilepsy is to have recrurrent unprovoked seizures, so we cannot compare apples and oranges.
Answered on May 21, 2016

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