What Is The Main Cause Of Seizures And Epilepsy?

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What Is The Main Cause Of Seizures And Epilepsy?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Seizures are....
    • A. 

      Diseases

    • B. 

      Symptoms

    • C. 

      Allergic reactions

  • 2. 
    What is epilepsy characterized by?
    • A. 

      4 unprovoked seizures at least 42 hours apart

    • B. 

      2 provoked seizures within 48 hours

    • C. 

      2 unprovoked seizures at least 24 hours apart

  • 3. 
    A seizure that occurs at the time or briefly following a recoent brain disorder
    • A. 

      Acute Symptomatic seizure

    • B. 

      Unprovoked seizure

    • C. 

      Chronic seizure

  • 4. 
    When does an acute symptomatic seizure occur?
    • A. 

      Within 2 weeks of brain insult

    • B. 

      Within 1 year of brain insult

    • C. 

      Within 1 week of brain insult

    • D. 

      Within 1 day of brain insult

  • 5. 
    How many major classes of seizures are there?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 6. 
    What are the 2 major classes of seizures?
    • A. 

      Generalized onset

    • B. 

      Partial onset

    • C. 

      Absence onset

    • D. 

      Tonic onset

    • E. 

      Acute onset

  • 7. 
    Type of partial seizure where patient is alert during seizure
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Complex

    • C. 

      Secondarily Generalized

  • 8. 
    Type of seizure where pt has a change in awareness
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Complex

    • C. 

      Secondarily generalized

  • 9. 
    Type of generalized seizure where there is staring and blinking
    • A. 

      Absence

    • B. 

      Tonic-clonic

    • C. 

      Myoclonic

    • D. 

      Atonic

  • 10. 
    Seizure where the pt goes stiff and falls followed by convulsion
    • A. 

      Absence

    • B. 

      Tonic-clonic

    • C. 

      Tonic

    • D. 

      Atonic

  • 11. 
    Seizure where pt falls limply to the ground
    • A. 

      Absence

    • B. 

      Tonic-clonic

    • C. 

      Myoclonic

    • D. 

      Atonic

  • 12. 
    These seizures may look like temporal lobe seizure and pt cannot control their motor functions
    • A. 

      Frontal lobe complex partial seizure

    • B. 

      Temporal lobe complex partial seizure

    • C. 

      Secodarily generalized seiuzures

    • D. 

      Complex partial seizures

  • 13. 
    Auras occur before this type of seizure?
    • A. 

      Simple partial

    • B. 

      Complex partial

    • C. 

      Secondarily generalized partial

  • 14. 
    Temporal lobe is the most common site for this seizure followed by the frontal lobe
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Complex

    • C. 

      Secondarily generalized

  • 15. 
    Seizures that show with automatisms such as lip smacking, chewing, and picking
    • A. 

      Secondarily generalized seizures

    • B. 

      Temporal lobe complex partial seizures

    • C. 

      Frontal lobe complex partial seizures

    • D. 

      Complex partial seizures

  • 16. 
    For epileptic seizures what is favored?
    • A. 

      Excitatory

    • B. 

      Inhibitory

  • 17. 
    When is the highest incidence of epileptic seizures?
    • A. 

      0-1yrs

    • B. 

      20-30yrs

    • C. 

      55-65yrs

    • D. 

      65-older

  • 18. 
    The 2nd highest incidence of epileptic seizures occurs when?
    • A. 

      0-1yrs

    • B. 

      20-30yrs

    • C. 

      55-65

    • D. 

      65-older

  • 19. 
    What are the causes of generalized onset seizures?
    • A. 

      Abnormal thalmocortical interactions

    • B. 

      Altered ion channels

    • C. 

      Genetic mechanisms

  • 20. 
    When do you do a CT scan in regards to seizures?
    • A. 

      You don't. There is only MRI

    • B. 

      CT is preferred

    • C. 

      When you suspect trauma

  • 21. 
    A normal EEG rules out the diagnosis of epilepsy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False