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A 29-year-old male asked:

can a ct scan spot seizure activity then alert them to do an eeg?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Possibly: Generally ct scans show anatomy; they do not show function (pet scan needed for that). However, ct may detect an anatomical abnormality (like an arteriovenous malformation) that might be a seizure focus. Work-up for new-onset seizures usually includes an eeg.

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Last updated Jul 20, 2014

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