No, some types of nonconvulsive status epilepticus cause little permanent neurologic sequelae (or: "the cure may be worse than the disease").

@article{Kaplan2000NoST,
  title={No, some types of nonconvulsive status epilepticus cause little permanent neurologic sequelae (or: "the cure may be worse than the disease").},
  author={Peter Wolfe Kaplan},
  journal={Neurophysiologie clinique = Clinical neurophysiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={377-82}
}
Nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) is characterized by a cognitive or behavioral change which lasts for at least 30 minutes, with EEG evidence of seizures. Although there is little argument that generalized nonconvulsive status epilepticus (GNSE) does not cause lasting deficits, there is still debate regarding the morbidity of complex partial status epilepticus (CPSE). Because the EEG is used for diagnosis, a strong argument can be made that NCSE is significantly under-recognized and… CONTINUE READING

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