International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Dissertation Chapters | Medicine | India | Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022 | Rating: 5.2 / 10

A Study of Profile of 1st Time Seizure Episode in Young Patients

Ravi Panchal | Ami Trivedi

Abstract: Background: Seizures beginning in adults are likely to be identifiable cause as compared to those beginning in childhood which is more likely to be idiopathic. Objectives: To find out causes for first time seizure in young patients. Material and Methods: This Descriptive study done in the G.G. hospital to know the etiologies in patients with new onset seizures. In these cases history, clinical examination and investigations like CTBRAIN, MRIBRAIN, EEG, SEROLOGY, CSF ANALYSIS were done to find out the etiology. Results: Out of 100 patients 56% were males, 44%were females. Idiopathic was the leading cause of seizures account for 51% followed by alcohol withdrawal seizures (18%), neuroinfection (16%), metabolic (8%) and CVA (7%). Conclusion: Idiopathic is the most common cause of seizure in new onset seizure patients.

Keywords: Tuberculoma, Neurocysticercosis, Meningitis, Metabolic seizure

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022,

Pages: 1338 - 1346

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