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Spinal, Peripheral Nerve, and Muscle Disorders 

Spinal, Peripheral Nerve, and Muscle Disorders
Spinal, Peripheral Nerve, and Muscle Disorders

Lyell K. Jones Jr

and Brian A. Crum

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date: 27 September 2020

Seizures are electroclinical events, and epilepsy indicates a tendency for recurrent unprovoked seizures. The proper treatment of epilepsy depends on accurate diagnosis of the seizure type, identification of the cause (if possible), and management of psychosocial problems. Electroencephalography (preferably after the patient is sleep deprived) can be important in the classification of seizure type. Magnetic resonance imaging is also used to evaluate for focal or structural lesions. Much of the diagnosis rests on a supportive history.

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