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Subtle Status Epilepticus
bullet.gif Posted by webmaster on June 20 2007
The term status epilepticus may be used to describe any continuing type of seizure. Generalized refers to abnormal excessive cortical electrical activity, while convulsive refers to the motor activity of a seizure.

Recently, the concept of subtle status epilepticus has emerged. Subtle status epilepticus consists of electrical seizure activity that endures when the associated movements are fragmentary or even absent. This is sometimes called a type of nonconvulsive status epilepticus.

Full article and discussion is available at the link given below:



http://www.e-epilepsy.org.uk/pages/articles/show_article.cfm?id=118

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