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Question about seizures vs status causes?
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Dr. Edward Smith
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In brief: Long seizures
Status epilepticus is a convulsive state in which the usual mechanisms by which the brain terminates seizures fail to operate.
Hence the seizure persists quite long and is often fatal or severely debilitating. Status can start just like any other seizure, but just keeps going.

In brief: Long seizures
Status epilepticus is a convulsive state in which the usual mechanisms by which the brain terminates seizures fail to operate.
Hence the seizure persists quite long and is often fatal or severely debilitating. Status can start just like any other seizure, but just keeps going.
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