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3 Possible Causes for Paroxysmal Activity - Spike-and-Slow-Wave Temporal Right

  • Epilepsy

    Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which a person has repeated seizures over time. Seizures are episodes of uncontrolled and abnormal firing of brain cells that may cause changes in attention or behavior. Epilepsy occurs when changes in the brain cause it to be too excitable or irritable. As a result, the brain sends[…][medlineplus.gov]

  • Encephalopathy

    Encephalopathy (; from Ancient Greek: ἐνκέφαλος "brain" πάθος "suffering") means any disorder or disease of the brain, especially chronic degenerative conditions. In modern usage, encephalopathy does not refer to a single disease, but rather to a syndrome of overall brain dysfunction; this syndrome can have[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Drop Attacks

    Interictal electroencephalography (EEG) showed diffuse slowing and asymmetry of background activities with lower amplitude over the right centro-parieto-temporal region.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The ictal EEG showed a paroxysmal bilaterally synchronized high amplitude single spike followed by a few slow waves lasting about one second over the bilateral centro-parieto-temporal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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