First seizures in adults

@article{AngusLeppan2014FirstSI,
  title={First seizures in adults},
  author={Heather Angus-Leppan},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={348}
}
  • H. Angus-Leppan
  • Published 15 April 2014
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
#### Summary points A seizure is a clinical manifestation of presumed or proved abnormal electrical activity in the brain. A first seizure can range from a fleeting subjective experience such as deja vu or a twitch (myoclonic jerk) through to a tonic-clonic convulsion. Some seizure manifestations overlap with normal phenomena. A single seizure may be provoked (with an acute precipitant that may or may not recur) or unprovoked (idiopathic or of unknown cause). Epilepsy is defined as more than… Expand
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