Do You Know Epilepsy?

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Do You Know Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by seizures and unconsciousness. It can be treated by taking medications and undergoing surgery. It is usually due to abnormal electrical activities in the brain.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Epilepsy can be caused by the following except 
    • A. 

      Brain injury

    • B. 

      Stroke

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Brain tumour

  • 2. 
    Epileptic seizure occurs due to electric misfiring in the 
    • A. 

      Brain cortex

    • B. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • C. 

      Brainstem

    • D. 

      Spinal cord

  • 3. 
    Diagnosis of epilepsy can be done by employing the following except 
    • A. 

      Brain imaging

    • B. 

      Electrocardiography

    • C. 

      Blood testing

    • D. 

      Electroencephalogram

  • 4. 
    Concerning seizure management, which of these is odd?
    • A. 

      Medication

    • B. 

      Surgery

    • C. 

      Chemotherapy

    • D. 

      Neurostimulation

  • 5. 
    A doctor who care for epileptic patients is called 
    • A. 

      Internist

    • B. 

      Pathologist

    • C. 

      Cardiologist 

    • D. 

      Neurologist

  • 6. 
    The main types of seizures in epilepsy are 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      3

  • 7. 
    Which of these is not a type of epileptic seizure?
    • A. 

      Clonic seizure

    • B. 

      Myoclonic seizure

    • C. 

      Tonic seizure

    • D. 

      Continuous seizure

  • 8. 
    The phase where a patient recovers from seizure is called 
    • A. 

      Post-seizure phase

    • B. 

      Recovery phase

    • C. 

      Postictal phase

    • D. 

      Atonic phase

  • 9. 
    Myoclonic seizure is characterized by 
    • A. 

      Vigorous shaking

    • B. 

      Muscle spasm

    • C. 

      Dyspnea

    • D. 

      Vasoconstriction

  • 10. 
    The following disorders are associated with epilepsy except 
    • A. 

      Migraine

    • B. 

      Obsessive-compulsive disorder

    • C. 

      Depression

    • D. 

      Somnabulism